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Roadwork slated for Holualoa and Kealakehe Parkway

Road resurfacing resumes Tuesday in Hōlualoa

On Tuesday (June 12), the highway maintenance division is scheduled to return to resurface Māmalahoa Highway in Hōlualoa, starting from mile marker nine for 1,000 feet in the direction of Palani Road Junction. Alternate lane closures between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

On the same day, Isemoto Contracting Company Ltd. will keep one-lane open to traffic on Māmalahoa highway at mile marker 4.4, near Waiono Meadows in Hōlualoa. The road will be resurfaced, shoulders paved, and swales added. Alternate lane closures are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Completion for both projects is Wednesday (June 13).

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Ane Keohokalole Highway on April 24, 2012. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

intersection at Ane Keohokālole Highway and Kealakehe Parkway will be a four-way stop

Illustration of the Ane Keohokalole and Kealakehe Parkway intersection with four-way stop markings.

Illustration of the Ane Keohokalole and Kealakehe Parkway intersection with four-way stop markings.

The intersection of Ane Keohokāole Highway and Kealakehe Parkway in North Kona will be converted to an all-way stop. Construction is scheduled to begin Tuesday (June 12). Work is scheduled to be completed Friday (June 22). Traffic signs will be erected during construction to alert motorists of one-lane closures.

Currently there are no stops on Kealakehe Parkway. Once stop signs are installed on Kealakehe Parkway all motorists shall be required to stop before proceeding through the intersection. Motorists are reminded to follow the rules of the road, and whichever vehicle comes to the intersection first has the right of way. If vehicles approach the intersection at the same time, right of way is to the vehicle on the right.

In anticipation of the four-way stop intersection, zig zag lines will be painted on Ane Keohokālole Highway leading to the stop. Zig zag lines capture the attention of motorists who slow down to look at them when approaching a four-way stop. On Kealakehe Parkway horizontal marks will be painted on the pavement leading up to the stop sign. The words, “stop ahead,” will be painted on to the street.

Roadwork is weather permitting.

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