Nightly closures of the H-1 Freeway westbound Middle Street offramp and Likelike Highway onramp for paving and striping work

Posted on Mar 18, 2020 in Highways News, Main, News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Oahu motorists that the Middle Street offramp (Exit 19A) from the westbound H-1 Freeway will be closed for asphalt paving and striping work, as well as the Likelike Highway onramp to the westbound H-1 Freeway, for traffic safety measures. Closures are scheduled on Sunday night, March 22, 2020 through Monday morning, March 23, 2020 and on Monday night, April 20, 2020 through Tuesday morning, April 21, 2020, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.

During working hours, motorists on the westbound H-1 Freeway wanting to access Middle Street are advised to take the Likelike Highway offramp (Exit 20A), take a left at North School Street and continue onto Middle Street. Motorists traveling on southbound Likelike Highway wanting to access the westbound freeway are advised to continue south on Kalihi Street, take a right onto North King Street, a right onto Ola Lane where they may enter the westbound H-201 Moanalua Freeway.

HDOT advises motorists to check traffic apps like GoAkamai to plan the best route to their destinations. Electronic message boards will be in place to notify motorists of the closures and detours. 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 closures and will not be allowed access to the Middle Street offramp but may use the Likelike Highway onramp if needed. All roadwork is weather permitting.