MECO to replace utility pole on Makawao Avenue

The Maui News

A portion of Makawao Avenue will be closed Friday morning, late Friday night and early Saturday morning while a Maui Electric Co. crew replaces a utility pole and does other work in the area, according to an announcement.

Work will close the section of road near 1202 Makawao Ave. (on the Balthazar Bridge side of Polli’s Mexican Restaurant) to Brewer Road from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, then it will reopen as a detour for two-way traffic until 4:30 p.m.

Crews plan to return to work in a Maui Electric manhole from 11 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Saturday. That work will close the intersection at Makawao Avenue and Olinda Road.

Motorists should expect traffic delays during the work. Electrical service is not expected be affected, and the Makawao Third Friday event will not be impacted, officials said.

For more information, call 871-7777 and press 1 when prompted.