Maui News

Roundabout Construction Results in Temporary One-Way Traffic

January 27, 2012, 6:23 PM HST
* Updated January 28, 9:11 PM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00
A
A
A

Blessing ceremonies were held for the Kihei Roundabout in July 2011. The project is designed to ease traffic in South Maui. Photo by Wendy Osher.

By Maui Now Staff

A one-way traffic pattern will be temporarily implemented on one South Maui street because of ongoing roundabout construction.

Starting on Monday, January 30, 2012, traffic on Piikea Avenue will only flow in the makai bound (downhill) direction; and mauka bound (uphill) traffic will be stopped near the Stella Blues restaurant.

The changes are expected to last four to six weeks during construction.

In the interim, there will be no right or left turns allowed from Piikea; but motorists will still be able to access nearby residential and shopping areas via side streets, according to county offiicals.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Maui Bus riders are also advised that affected buses will be re-routed during construction.  The southbound Kihei Islander and Kihei Villager buses will turn up East Waipuilani Road, then right onto Liloa Drive. The Piikea Avenue bus stop on the south side of the street will not be in service while construction is on-going.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

A blessing ceremony for the project was held in July and groundbreaking took place in August.

E-Mail Newsletters Receive daily or weekly updates via e-mail. Subscribe Now
News Alerts Breaking news alerts on your mobile device. Get the App

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments