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Moanalua Freeway lanes reopen after crews clear boulders

  • LEILA FUJIMORI/ LFUJIMORI@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Four boulders that fell onto Moanalua Freeway near the eastbound Airport/Tripler offramp Thursday evening were moved to the shoulder. A motorist struck a boulder with her car and suffered minor injuries, police said. She was treated at the scene.
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The eastbound lanes of Moanalua Freeway near the Tripler exit have reopened after crews cleared four boulders from the road.

Police closed three of the lanes east of the Tripler/Puuloa exit just before 7 p.m. on Thursday, but then opened up one of the lanes after workers moved the boulders off to the shoulder.

All lanes were open by 8:07 p.m.

A police officer estimated the rocks were 2-by-3 feet.

Police said a vehicle in the second lane from the right hit one of the rocks, causing the air bag to deploy. A woman in the car was treated at the scene.

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