H-1 Freeway closures scheduled at the Kapolei Interchange for the week of Sunday, Sept. 8, and Sunday, Sept. 15Posted on Sep 6, 2019 in Highways News, Main, News
HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that the H-1 Freeway will be closed in the westbound direction between the Makakilo/Kapolei/Kalaeloa offramp (Exit 2) and the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1) on Sunday night, Sept. 8, 2019, through Friday morning, Sept. 13, 2019, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for the Kapolei Interchange Complex, Phase 2 project. For the safety of motorists, the westbound H-1 Freeway lanes will be closed as construction crews will be doing striping work over the westbound lanes.
Motorists traveling on the westbound H-1 Freeway will be directed to Makakilo Drive via the Makakilo/Kapolei/Kalaeloa offramp (Exit 2) and may continue on Farrington Highway/Kamokila Boulevard, Wakea Street, and the Farrington Highway onramp to return to the westbound H-1 Freeway. To view a detour map, please see below.
On the following week of Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 construction will be working in the eastbound lanes of the H-1 Freeway between the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1A) and the Wakea Street onramp on Sunday night, Sept. 15, through Friday morning, Sept. 20, from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., for bridge work over the eastbound lanes.
As an alternate route, eastbound motorists will be directed to Kalaeloa Boulevard via the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1A) and may continue on Kapolei Parkway, Kamokila Boulevard, and Wakea Street to return to the eastbound H-1 Freeway. To view a map of the detour, please see below.
The Kapolei Interchange Complex, Phase 2 project is estimated to be completed by late 2019, weather permitting. HDOT will continue to notify motorists of major closures happening for the Kapolei Interchange project on a bi-weekly basis and updates will be posted to our HDOT website at hidot.hawaii.gov and to our social media websites, Facebook and Twitter.
Electronic message boards will be posted to notify motorists of the closures and detours. Special Duty Police Officers will be on-site to assist with traffic control and safety procedures. Emergency vehicles, first responders, and TheBus have been notified of the full closure and will not be allowed through the work zone.
Motorists are advised to allow for extra travel time to get to their destinations. For more information on the Kapolei Interchange project, please view the project website at https://kapolei-interchange.squarespace.com/. All roadwork is weather permitting.