Nightly closure of eastbound H-1 Freeway for the Kapolei Interchange project scheduled to begin Sunday, March 4

Posted on Mar 1, 2018 in Highways News, Main, News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the eastbound H-1 Freeway will be closed between the Kalaeloa Boulevard overpass and the Wakea Street onramp during the overnight hours of 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. on Sunday night, March 4, 2018 through Wednesday morning, March 7, 2018.

A full closure of the H-1 Freeway is necessary to set and pour the overhead sign shaft in the H-1 median as part of the Kapolei Interchange Complex, Phase 2 project.

Motorists traveling on the H-1 Freeway will be directed to Kalaeloa Boulevard via the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor Off-Ramp (Exit 1A) and may continue on Kapolei Parkway, Kamokila Boulevard, Wakea Street, and the Wakea Street onramp to return to the eastbound H-1 Freeway. See detour map below.

Electronic message boards will be posted to warn motorists of the closure. Special Duty Police Officers will be on-site to assist with traffic control. Emergency vehicles, first responders, and TheBus have been notified of the roadwork and will not be allowed through the work zone.

Other lane closures associated with this project are listed below.

  • Left lane closure on the H-1 Freeway in both directions between the Wakea Street onramp and the Kualakai Parkway underpass on Monday, March 5, 2018 through Friday, March 9, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for work on the median.
  • Lane closure on Farrington Highway between Kalaeloa Boulevard and Wakea Street on Monday, March 5, 2018 through Friday, March 9, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for traffic barrier work. Traffic will be contraflowed.

HDOT advises motorists to allow for extra travel time and check traffic apps before heading to their destinations. Roadwork is weather permitting.