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HDOT team up with HPD to manage traffic flow at busy Kapolei intersection

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KAPOLEI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The Hawaii Department of Transportation announced that Honolulu Police officers will be managing traffic flow at one of the busiest intersections in Kapolei beginning Monday, January 26.

Officers will monitor and direct traffic flow at the intersection of Kalaeloa Boulevard and Farrington Highway. The addition of the officers at the current 2-way stop will alleviate afternoon traffic congestion that accumulates on northbound Kalaeloa Boulevard between Campbell Industrial Park and the H-1 Freeway.

"Governor Ige is looking for new ways to deliver immediate traffic relief. Having this police presence help with traffic control is a quick solution that will bring benefits right away," said Ford Fuchigami, HDOT Director. "We are moving forward with a permanent traffic signal at the intersection, however that will require some additional time." 

Police officers will directing traffic at this intersection, Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

This effort will continue throughout the duration of the Kapolei Interchange Complex, Phase 2 project which is expected to be completed in mid-2018. The installation of a permanent traffic signal at the Kalaeloa Boulevard and Farrington Highway intersection is currently being programmed for design. 

Motorists are encouraged to drive with caution through the intersection and surrounding roadways and to use GoAkamai to monitor live traffic conditions at www.goakamai.org. 

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