KHON2: ‘West Oahu Residents Unhappy with Nanakuli Road Restriping’ (1/5/15)

Updated 1/8/15
By Manolo Morales
KHON2: 1/5/15, 7:10 pm
Updated: 1/5/15, 7:25 pm

A $10 million road project in Nanakuli is supposed to ease congestion for Leeward Oahu drivers, but right now, residents say it’s putting motorists at risk.

The state is widening Farrington Highway between Nanakuli and Haleakala avenues.

A new center line has been painted on and the old one has been blacked out, but residents say it was poorly done and is confusing drivers.

Residents say since the new center line was moved, they’ve seen many close calls. KHON2 received several messages via Report It alerting us to the problem.

The new yellow center line has been moved about a foot mauka along Farrington Highway. But even though the old line has been painted black, residents say during the mornings and late afternoons, with the way the sun hits the road, the old line is more visible.  Continue reading