City kicks off $6M urban Honolulu repaving project

City kicks off $6M urban Honolulu repaving project

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The city has kicked off a $6 million project to rehabilitate two urban Honolulu thoroughfares.

But driver beware: The road work on Date Street and Ward Avenue will happen during the day. Work is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on weekdays.

"We're going to have to do a better job at maintaining the roads we have repaved. That to me is the game changer at the end of the day," said Mayor Kirk Caldwell. "That means less money being spent long-term."

On top of resurfacing, crews will also prune and trim trees in the area and adjust utility manhole frames.

The work is expected to be completed next May.

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