KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii: News update on traffic patterns at the intersection of the Kealakehe Parkway and the new mid-level road in Kona, issued June 8th
The intersection of Ane Keohokāole hwy and Kealakehe Parkway in North Kona will be converted to an all-way stop. Construction is scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 12. Work is scheduled to be completed June 22. Traffic signs will be erected during construction to alert motorists of one-lane closures.
Currently there are no stops on Kealakehe Parkway. Once stop signs are installed on Kealakehe Parkway all motorists shall be required to stop before proceeding through the intersection. Motorists are reminded to follow the rules of the road, and whichever vehicle comes to the intersection first has the right of way. If vehicles approach the intersection at the same time, right of way is to the vehicle on the right.
In anticipation of the all four- way intersection, zig zag lines will be painted on Ane Keohokālole hwy leading to the stop. Zig zag lines capture the attention of motorists who slow down to look at them when approaching a four-way stop. On Kealakehe Parkway horizontal marks will be painted on the pavement leading up to the stop sign. The words, “stop ahead,” will be painted on to the street.
Roadwork is weather permitting.
SOURCE: Hawaii County Dept. of Public Works