UPDATE (8 a.m – Oct. 13) Highway 11 near the 105 mile post in South Kona is now open. Please proceed with caution, police say.
Highway 11 was closed Monday night due to a downed utility pole at the 105 mile post. Police issued an alert at 8:22 p.m.
“The Hawaii Police Department reports a road closure at the 105 mile post on Highway 11 due to a down utility pole in South Kona. This is a result of a traffic accident. Avoid this area if possible and take alternate routes such as Keala O Keawe, Painted Church and Middle Ke’ei Roads. Expect delays and use caution as crews will be in the area. Expected to be repaired tomorrow, unknown time.”Hawaii County Police Dept.
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