Partial Lane Closure in Hakalau for Transmission Line Upgrades

Release Date: 8/1/2017

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HILO, August 1, 2017 - Hawaii Electric Light Company announces a partial lane closure of Highway 19 between the 16 and 17-mile markers in Hakalau from August 7 to August 18. The closure will allow crews to upgrade transmission and distribution facilities and equipment to improve system reliability.

One lane will be closed to traffic from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Motorists are advised to expect delays of up to 20 minutes and encouraged to use alternate routes via Old Mamalahoa Highway, if possible.

Hawaii Electric Light regrets any inconvenience this may cause and thanks the community for their patience and understanding.

For questions or concerns, please call 969-6666

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