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TRAFFIC ALERT: Highway 19 at Kaawalii Gulch Reopens

March 16, 2016, 1:14 PM HST
* Updated March 16, 6:10 PM
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badge 123***Updated at 6 p.m. to include addition information from the Hawai’i Police Department.***

All lanes of Highway 19 at Kaawalii Gulch have been reopened.

***Original story posted at 1:14 p.m.***

One lane of traffic is closed along Highway 19 at Kaawalii Gulch.

The Hawai’i Police Department reports that the closure is the result of a rock slide.

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Currently, there are no alternate routes available and delays are expected in the area.

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State of Hawai’i Highway Division crews are responding to the rock slide, however, it is unknown when the roadway will reopen.

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