A number of ongoing water main repairs in Honolulu will result in road closures through the rest of today and tonight.
Dowsett Avenue remains closed between Alika Avenue and Lopeka Place in Nuuanu for main break repairs as of this afternoon, according to the Honolulu Board of Water Supply.
Efforts to repair an 8-inch water main break on Dowsett Avenue — reported at about 3:45 a.m., are ongoing, the BWS said, and approximately 18 homes are affected. Motorists are advised to drive slowly and with caution if traveling near the work area. A water wagon is positioned at the corner of Dowsett Avenue and Lopeka Place.
Additionally, Liliha Street will remain closed tonight between Judd Street and Liliha Place for main break repairs.
All lanes between Judd Street and Liliha Place will remain closed tonight as crews continue their efforts to repair a 12-inch water main break reported at about 4:40 a.m., affecting about seven homes. A water wagon is positioned at 2053 Liliha St.
Motorists are advised of the following traffic modifications that will be in place throughout the repairs:
>> Mauka-bound traffic on Liliha Street is being diverted onto Bates Street.
>> Makai-bound traffic on Liliha Street must use an alternate route along Judd Street such as Bachelot Street or Lanakila Avenue.
>> TheBus will be allowed to pass through Liliha Street between Judd Street and Liliha Place.