Contractor given go-ahead for Alii Drive culvert replacement project

The double-cell culvert bridging the Waiaha Drainageway on Alii Drive. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
Traffic backs up at the Alii Drive bridge. (Chelsea Jensen / West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Isemoto Contracting has been given the go-ahead to begin preparation work for a year-long project to replace a culvert on busy Alii Drive.