County seeks bids for Alii Drive culvert replacement project

The wall adjacent to the double-cell culvert bridging the Waiaha Drainageway on Alii Drive shows signs of erosion. Hawaii County earlier this month posted an invitation for bids for the project that would change out the more than 80-year-old culvert on the Waiaha Drainageway near Kona Tiki Hotel in Kailua-Kona. Bids are due Dec. 20. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — A contractor is being sought to replace a rapidly deteriorating culvert on Alii Drive.