WAIMEA, Hawaii (KHON2) — A portion of Menehune Road and the Waimea Swinging Bridge will be closed in order to install a rockfall barrier above Menehune Road.

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Work will continue June 27 to August 12, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Local traffic may pass through the area from noon to 12:30 p.m.

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ alternate emergency access route from Waimea Canyon Drive will only be open to residents and first responders with 4-wheel drive usage.