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CITY ADDS NEW FREEWAY ON-RAMP LANE

ON MOANALUA ROAD

 

The City and County of Honolulu has completed the construction of a new lane in the Ewa-bound direction of Moanalua Road to accommodate motorists entering the H-1 freeway.

 

The new lane will be opened the afternoon of March 9, weather permitting.

 

The new lane will serve as a storage lane during peak afternoon rush hours when heavy traffic heading in the Mililani and Waianae directions causes traffic on Moanalua to back up and hinder through traffic on Moanalua Road.  The new lane is 800 feet long and includes a restriped shoulder lane and guardrail.

 

Mayor Mufi Hannemann said, “While we’re moving forward on our rail transit project, we are not neglecting our roads.  This latest improvement will improve traffic flow in one of the most heavily congested areas of the island and bring some relief to area residents as well as workers heading home to other parts of Leeward and Central Oahu.”

 

            The project cost a total of $212,000 for design and construction.  Design consultant was Austin Tsutsumi & Associates and contractor was Paradigm Construction.  Work began in late August 2008.

 

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Contact:

Bill Brennan, 768-6928