Alii Drive culvert replacement project expected to start in February 2019

  • The wall adjacent to the double-cell culvert bridging the Waiaha Drainageway on Alii Drive shows signs of erosion. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • The double-cell culvert bridging the Waiaha Drainageway on Alii Drive. County officials say work to replace the structure could commence in February 2019. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Work to replace a rapidly deteriorating culvert on Alii Drive is expected to get underway early next year.