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King Street bike lane opens for 2-way traffic

The King Street lane will now be open for bicyclists traveling in two different directions. The King Street lane will now be open for bicyclists traveling in two different directions.
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The City and County of Honolulu will officially open the King Street bike lane for two-way traffic on Friday, a timely event for Bike to Work Day.

Now, bicyclists can travel in the Ewa-bound direction, or the opposite direction of cars. The Department of Transportation Services ordered and installed 13 bicycle traffic lights at intersections along King Street. The lights – with bicycle-shaped red, yellow and green lights – face toward Ewa-bound riders as all existing traffic lights face Diamond Head-bound vehicle traffic.

In addition, city crews installed signage, stenciled bike symbols and arrows, and striped a center line in some areas.

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell will hold an opening ceremony on Friday at 9:30 a.m. at Pawaa In-Ha Park on King Street.

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