Full Closure of Kamehameha Highway between Laniakea and Sunset Beach scheduled for early morning hours of Oct. 10

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 in Highways News, Main, News

There will be additional roving closures on nearby routes starting from Wednesday Oct. 9

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists of a full closure of Kamehameha Highway (Route 83) between Laniakea Beach and Sunset Beach between 12 a.m. and 2 a.m., Thursday morning, Oct. 10. In addition to this full closure there will be overnight roving closures between 11 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 and 3 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, on the following state routes:

  • H-1 Freeway eastbound between Kalaeloa Boulevard and the Kamehameha Highway Offramp
  • Kamehameha Highway (Route 99) northbound between the H-1 eastbound and Ka Uka Boulevard to the H-2 Freeway
  • H-2 Freeway northbound from Ka Uka Boulevard to Wilikina Drive
  • From Wilikina Drive the closures will continue northbound using Kamananui Road and the Joseph P. Leong Bypass

The timetable for the closures is:

  • 11 p.m. – 12 a.m., Roving right lane on the eastbound H-1 Freeway from Kalaeloa Boulevard to the northbound Kamehameha Highway offramp (Exit 8C), then a right turn onto Ka Uka Boulevard to the northbound H-2 Freeway, continue onto Wilikina Drive and a right onto Kamananui Road and back onto the northbound Kamehameha Highway (Route 99).
  • 12 a.m. – 2 a.m., Closure of Kamehameha Highway (Route 83) in both directions from Laniakea Beach to Sunset Beach. A shuttle for TheBus will be provided from Turtle Bay to Haleiwa. Emergency vehicles and first responders will be let through the area.
  • 2 a.m. – 3 a.m., Roving right lane closure on Kamehameha Highway from Sunset Beach to Kahuku.

The permitted closures are for the Na Pua Makani Windfarm Project. For more information, please visit the project website at napuamakanihawaii.org. All work is weather permitting.

Electronic message boards will be posted to notify motorists of the closures. 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. Motorists are advised to allow for extra travel time to get to their destinations