A project to improve and repair Escape Road from Highway 11 to Nāhuku (Thurston Lava Tube) in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will begin Monday, May 9. The road will be closed Monday through Thursday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. through the end of June or until the project is complete.
The section of road from Highway 11 to Nāhuku will be open when work is not scheduled. The section of Escape Road from Nāhuku to Mauna Ulu will not be impacted.
Escape Road is an emergency access route that cyclists, hikers and equestrians enjoy.