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Source: US State of Hawaii

Closures scheduled for the Kapolei Interchange project for the weeks starting on March 1 and March 8

Posted on Feb 26, 2020 in Highways News, Main, News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Oahu motorists of closures scheduled on the H-1 Freeway, Farrington Highway, and Kalaeoloa Boulevard for the weeks starting on March 1, 2020 and March 8, 2020, for the Kapolei Interchange project.

Motorists should be aware that Farrington Highway will be closed in both directions between Wakea Street and Kalaeloa Boulevard, at the section above the H-1 Freeway, for reinforcement work on the Farrington Highway Bridge. The closure will be in place 24-hours a day, seven days a week, and will continue through the week of March 1, 2020 and end on Saturday March 7, 2020, when Farrington Highway will reopen.

For more details of the closure schedule and detour routes, please see below.

Road Closed Closure Details Detour Route
H-1 Freeway

1)    Westbound direction closed between Makakilo/Kapolei/Kalaeloa off (Exit 2) and Kalaeloa Blvd overpass on Sunday nights through Friday mornings, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for sign installations.

2)    Westbound closures will be extended to the Kapolei/Ewa offramp (Exit 3) through Makakilo Dr on Sunday nights through Friday mornings, from 10:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. When work is finished at 4 a.m., closure #1 will remain in place until 5 a.m.

3)    (Will only occur if the westbound H-1 Fwy is open) Eastbound direction closed between the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1A) and the Wakea Street onramp on Monday nights through Friday mornings, from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., for punch list items.

4)    Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor off (Exit 1A) will be closed from the eastbound H-1 Fwy on Monday nights through Friday mornings, from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. for paving work.

1)    Motorists will be detoured to Makakilo Dr via the Makakilo/Kapolei/Kalaeloa off (Exit 2). For a detour map, click here (link to map).

2)    Westbound motorists will be detoured to Kualakai Parkway via the Kapolei/Ewa off (Exit 3). For a detour map, click here (link to map).

3)    Motorists will be detoured to Kalaeloa Blvd via the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor off (Exit 1A). For a detour map, click here (link to map).

4)    Motorists will be detoured to the Wakea St offramp. For a detour map, click here (link to map).

Farrington Highway 1)    Both directions closed between Wakea St and Kalaeloa Blvd, at the section above the H-1 Fwy, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, ending on Sat. March 7.

1)    Westbound motorists traveling from Kapolei will be directed to the new Wakea Street overpass. Eastbound motorists will be directed to Kapolei Pkwy. For a detour map, click here (link to map).

Kalaeloa Boulevard 1)    Northbound direction closed between Kapolei Pkwy and Farrington Hwy on Sunday nights through Friday mornings, from 8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., for paving work. 1)    Motorists will be detoured to Kapolei Parkway. For a detour map, click here (link to map).

HDOT advises motorists to allow for extra travel time to get 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 full closure and will not be allowed through the work zone. All roadwork is weather permitting.

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