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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                            March 5, 2013





(Tue., March 5, 2013) A Division of Urban Forestry crew will begin tree pruning from the roadside fronting Thomas Square on South Beretania Street, between Victoria Street and Ward Avenue, on Wednesday, March 6. 


            Two of the makai lanes will be closed to allow crews to prune or remove branches that extend across several lanes of Beretania Street and are near utility lines. This work is expected to be completed by Friday, March 8. Once the utility lines are cleared, only the curb lane will be closed until next Wednesday, March 13. Work will be conducted weekdays only between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternate routes.


            For more information, contact Brandon Au at Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Urban Forestry at 971-7151.



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