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Kamehameha Highway reopens on North Shore following repairs to pole

  • DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

    The state Department of Transportation tweeted a photo of the repairs to a utility pole knocked down by a truck Tuesday morning.

A portion of Kamehameha Highway on the North Shore closed since a truck knocked down a utility pole near the Pupukea Foodland Tuesday morning, has reopened.

Hawaiian Electric Co. tweeted that repairs to the pole and utility pole were completed this morning.

Honolulu Police sent an email this afternoon confirming that the road reopened.

Police shut down the highway between Pupukea Road and Iliohu Place overnight and for most of Tuesday as Hawaiian Electric Co. crews worked on the pole and lines.

Traffic was contra-flowed during the afternoon and evening.

The crash occurred shortly before 8:40 a.m. and resulted in a broken utility pole lying across both lanes of the highway, according to police. There were no immediate reports of serious injuries.

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