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Lane closures planned on Palani Road for utility work


Motorists should expect delays on Palani Road while Hawaiian Telcom places fiber optic cable on utility poles along the Kailua-Kona roadway.

Crews will be working between Henry Street and the Kealakehe area, according to the Department of Public Works. Alternating lane closures will be in effect between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. through Friday.

The Department of Public Works Highway Maintenance division will stop tree trimming and shoulder work on Palani Road until the fiber optic cable project is completed.

Motorists should plan accordingly and anticipate some delays, according to the department.