Closure of the westbound H-1 Freeway for the Kapolei Interchange project scheduled July 15

Posted on Jul 13, 2018 in Highways News, Main, News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the westbound H-1 Freeway between the Makakilo Drive overpass and the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1) will be closed during the overnight hours of 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sunday night, July 15, 2018 through Monday morning, July 16, 2018, for the removal of cable wires from the bridge span girders.

Motorists traveling on the 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 map of the detour route, please see below.

Electronic message boards will be posted throughout the work area to warn motorists of the closure. 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 roadwork and will not be allowed through the work zone.

In addition to the full closure, there will be a left lane closure on the H-1 Freeway in both directions between the Makakilo Drive overpass and the Farrington Highway overpass on Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., daily, for median barrier wall installations.

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