Proposal to address Pali Highway rockfall hazard includes tunnel extension

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The state’s preliminary plan for protecting Pali Highway townbound drivers from rockfalls includes extending the tunnel over existing lanes and reinforcing the slope with mesh.

Officials have estimated that addressing the hazard will cost about $15 million and could take months to complete.

The rockfall that prompted the closure of the townbound lanes happened last month, following a heavy rain. In the days after the incident, several additional landslides happened, sending boulders as big as SUVs raining onto lanes.

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