$6M Approved to Ease Leeward Traffic

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Kapolei News
WAIANAE COAST EMERGENCY ACCESS ROAD

$3 million in city funds and $3 million in state funds has been designated for the land acquisition, planning and design for an extension of the Waianae Coast Emergency Access Road (WCEAR). 

The $6 million in combined state and city funds is intended to extend the WCEAR further east past Helelua Street, through the Nanakuli Hawaiian Homestead community and provide other traffic relief for the Waianae Coast.

FARRINGTON HIGHWAY CONTRAFLOW LANE

$300,000 in city funds and $500,000 from state and federal funding has been appropriated for a Nanakuli contraflow pilot project.

This will create a third lane of travel for westbound drivers on Farrington Highway from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. every week day, excluding holidays.  The mile-long contraflow lane is planned to begin at Piliokahi Avenue and continue past Helelua Street.

MAKAKILO DRIVE EXTENSION

$1,500,000 for designing a second access roadway from Makakilo Drive to the H-1 Freeway.

REHABILITATION OF STREETS

$135,000,000 for designing, constructing, and inspecting streets and related improvements throughout Oahu, including streets in Kapolei, Ewa Beach, Nanakuli, Makaha and Waianae.

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