Traffic Alert: Crews Working To Fix 3 Separate Water Main Breaks
November 22, 2011 at 9:57 AM HST - Updated June 25 at 6:20 PM
MILILANI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Board of Water Supply crews are working to repair three separate water main breaks.
WATER MAIN BREAK AT MEHEULA PARKWAY IN MILILANI
A 16-inch water main break on Meheula Parkway near the Kuahelani Avenue intersection in Mililani. The break was first reported at 6:50 a.m. Monday.
Three SOUTHBOUND lanes on Meheula Parkway and both WESTBOUND lanes on Kuahelani Avenue remain closed at this time. Motorists are advised to use alternate travel routes to access the Mililani Town area. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, repair work is expected to continue into morning rush hour.
Mililani residents are advised to use the Ka Uka or Mililani Tech Park off ramps on the H2 to avoid closures on Meheula Parkway.
The water main was originally installed in 1968. No customers are impacted by the break.
KALANIANAOLE HIGHWAY EAST OF KEAHOLE STREET
A BWS crew is repairing a broken 24-inch water main on Kalanianaole Highway approximately 150 yards east of Keahole Street in the Hawaii Kai area. The main break has forced the closure of the left, Koko Head bound lane on Kalanianaole Highway. Maunalua Bay Beach park is the only service affected by this main break.
Repair work and road closures are expected to continue through morning rush and into the afternoon.
KULIOUOU ROAD AND WAKINE PLACE
A BWS crew is also repairing a broken 12-inch water main on Kuliouou Road near Wakine Place. The main break has forced the closure of Kuliouou Road between Keoki Place and Pahukula Place - area residents are advised to avoid Kuliouou Road and use Elelupe Road instead. Special duty officers and traffic cones will be positioned at the break site to alert motorists of the road closures.
Approximately 24 customers are affected by this main break. A water wagon will be positioned near the break site within the hour. This repair work and road closure is expected to continue into the afternoon.
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