Kalanianaole Highway in Waimanalo gets improvements - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Kalanianaole Highway in Waimanalo gets improvements

HONOLULU - Kalanianaole Highway near the Olomana Golf Course in Waimanalo is getting median improvements.

Construction includes install permanent median barriers in the vicinity of the golf course entrance; widen the north side of the roadway to allow space for the new median barriers; improve highway lighting; modify striping; install median rumble strips; relocate existing signs and utilities; install a "driver feedback speed display" sign; and perform other improvements as needed.

"It is important that we move forward with this project as we continue efforts to expand and improve our infrastructure as part of our five-point economic plan and to make our state highways as safe as possible," said Governor Lingle. "The community voiced its strong concerns about this dangerous section of roadway, and now they will begin seeing results."

The total project cost is estimated to be $4,573,200.

Construction is scheduled to begin in March 2009 and be completed in January 2010.

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