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Canopy cracks might delay Honolulu rail construction

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Several prefabricated steel “canopy arms,” like the ones on the platform at the UH-West Oahu station station along Kualakai Parkway, were found to have cracks and were not installed. The frames hold up fabric canopies that provide shade.

  • COURTESY HART

    A crack shown on one of the prefabricated steel “canopy arms.” The frames hold up fabric canopies that provide shade.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    An artist’s rendering of the East Kapolei station shows how the canopies will look.

The Honolulu rail line’s scheduled opening may be pushed back because of cracks found in several prefabricated steel structures that were to be used at West Oahu rail stations. Read more

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