City to perform 'shaft testing' in east Kapolei for rail system

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Despite all the political changes, the city is continuing the work to prepare for rail.

Starting Tuesday, engineers will be in east Kapolei performing "shaft testing."

That involves drilling into the ground to see how deep concrete pillars can go.

Those pillars will support the elevated rail system.

There are eight testing locations along or adjacent to Farrington Highway.

The work will require some day and night-time lane closures.

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