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Liliha St. reopened after BWS crews battle numerous water main breaks

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

{Update}

Board of Water Supply crews reopened all lanes on Liliha Street and Vineyard Boulevard at 9:00 p.m. Saturday. 

{Update}

The Board of Water Supply has encountered another leak to an eight-inch main at the intersection of Liliha Street and Vineyard Boulevard.

The leak was found after repairs were completed to the main earlier Saturday.

Because of the new leak, the makai-bound lanes on Liliha Street at Vineyard and the left turn lane on Vineyard onto Liliha Street will remain closed while repair work is being conducted. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when driving near the work area and to use alternate routes where possible.

Repair work is expected to continue throughout the day and into Saturday evening.

 

{Update}

Board of Water Supply crews completed repairs to a broken 8-inch main at the intersection of Liliha Street and Vineyard Boulevard on Saturday.


The makai-bound lanes on Liliha Street will remain closed as crews work to repair the roadway. According to BWS officials, roadwork is expected to continue throughout the day. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when traveling near the work area.

An update will be provided when the road is reopened.

 

{Original story}

The intersection of Vineyard Boulevard and Liliha Street was shut down Thursday afternoon following a water main break that caused severe flooding in the area.

According to Honolulu Police, at 2:10 p.m. several lanes in the area were closed to drivers. Two hours later, the closure was isolated to Liliha Street at Dillingham Blvd. 

Crews remain at the scene. There is no word when the road will reopen. Stay with Hawaii News Now for more updates as soon as they are available.

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