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Pali Highway fully reopens to drivers 24/7

  • Video by Dennis Oda / doda@staradvertiser.com

    Hawaii Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakahara gave an update Friday to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on the reopening of Pali Highway.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A new concrete rock-shed shelter along the Honolulu-bound side of the Pali Highway extends 80 feet from the second tunnel to protect drivers from possible rockfalls and landslides. After 10 months of work following landslides on Presidents Day in February, the highway will fully reopen in both directions today.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A new concrete rock-shed shelter along the Honolulu-bound side of the Pali Highway extends 80 feet from the second tunnel to protect drivers from possible rockfalls and landslides. After 10 months of work following landslides on Presidents Day in February, the highway will fully reopen in both directions today.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The estimated cost for construction work on the Pali Highway is $22 million for emergency repairs and $64 million for the Phase 1 improvements.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The estimated cost for construction work on the Pali Highway is $22 million for emergency repairs and $64 million for the Phase 1 improvements.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Tim Sakahara, director of communications for the state Department of Transportation, gave an update Friday on the work.

    DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Tim Sakahara, director of communications for the state Department of Transportation, gave an update Friday on the work.

Friday’s announcement that work on the Pali Highway is nearly complete and the iconic roadway is again open to traffic 24/7 in both directions made some Windward residents and commuters ecstatic and grateful. Read more

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