Closure of westbound H-1 Freeway for the Kapolei Interchange project scheduled for Sunday night, May 20Posted on May 18, 2018 in Highways News, Main, News
HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the westbound H-1 Freeway will be closed between the Makakilo Drive overpass and the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1) during the overnight hours of 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sunday night, May 20, 2018 through Monday morning, May 21, 2018.
A full closure of the H-1 Freeway is necessary for crews to utilize the westbound lanes to perform girder work on the Farrington Highway overpass as part of the Kapolei Interchange Complex, Phase 2 project. An additional short notice full closure of the H-1 westbound between the Makakilo Drive overpass and the Campbell Industrial/Barbers Point offramp (Exit 1) may take place from Tuesday night, May 22, 2018 through Thursday night, May 24, 2018 to account for availability of necessary equipment for the girder work.
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. 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.
- Two right lanes closed on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Kualakai Parkway underpass and the Makakilo Drive overpass on Monday night, May 21, 2018 through Thursday morning, May 24, 2018 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., for roadway work.
- Left lane closure on the H-1 Freeway in both directions between the Farrington Highway overpass and the Kualakai Parkway underpass on Monday, May 21, 2018 through Friday, May 25, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for median work.
- Right lane closure on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Makakilo Drive overpass and the Farrington Highway offramp (Exit 1E) on Monday, May 21, 2018 through Friday, May 25, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for excavation work.
HDOT advises motorists to allow for extra travel time and check traffic apps before heading to their destinations. Roadwork is weather permitting.