[REVISED ON 1/9] H-1 Freeway Ramp Closures Sunday For Resurfacing At Vineyard-Punchbowl Intersection

Posted on Jan 8, 2015 in Highways News, News

HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation (DOT) advises Oahu motorists of H-1 Freeway On-Ramp and Off-Ramp closures to and from the Vineyard Boulevard-Punchbowl Street intersection on Sunday, Jan. 11, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for pavement resurfacing as part of the Vineyard Boulevard Resurfacing Project. See below for lane closure details.

1. Full closure of H-1 Freeway westbound Vineyard Boulevard Off-Ramp (Exit 22).
Westbound motorists wishing to access the Downtown Honolulu area are advised to take the previous Lunalilo Street Off-Ramp (Exit 23) to Pensacola Street and Beretania Street or Ala Moana Boulevard as alternate routes.

2. Full closure of H-1 Freeway eastbound Punchbowl Street Off-Ramp (Exit 21B).
Eastbound motorists wishing to access the Downtown Honolulu area are advised to take the previous Pali Highway Off-Ramp (Exit 21A) or Vineyard Boulevard Off-Ramp (Exit 20B) as an alternate route.

3. [REVISED] Full closure of the Pali Highway Connector Ramp to Punchbowl Street.
Pali Highway motorists wishing to access Punchbowl Street are advised to stay on Pali Highway to Vineyard Boulevard and Punchbowl Street as an alternate route. The Pali Highway On-Ramp to the H-1 Freeway eastbound will remain open.

4. Full closure of Punchbowl Street on the mauka-side of Vineyard Boulevard in both directions, including the on-ramp to the H-1 Freeway westbound.
Motorists wishing to access H-1 westbound are advised to take Vineyard Boulevard to the Halona Street on-ramp. Local traffic only heading to the housing area northeast of the Punchbowl Street and Vineyard Boulevard intersection will be allowed access through the above intersection from Punchbowl Street only. No left turns will be allowed onto Punchbowl Street from Vineyard Boulevard.

Electronic message boards will be stationed on the H-1 Freeway and Vineyard Boulevard to warn motorists of upcoming closures. Special duty police officers will be on-site to assist with traffic and ramp closures.

Motorists are advised to expect traffic delays, plan ahead and drive safely through the work zone area. For roadwork updates and information please check the DOT website at hidot.hawaii.gov. Roadwork is weather permitting.