Traffic Advisory: Lane closures for Honolulu rail transit project

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) would like to inform drivers about lane closures for the week of November 9-15 as related to design and construction work for the Honolulu rail transit project. Motorists are advised that work along the 20-mile rail route from East Kapolei to Ala Moana Center will require lane closures during non-peak traffic hours.

For the safety of both the work crews and motorists, the public is advised to proceed with caution through these areas. Drivers should anticipate possible traffic delays or use alternate routes during work hours, and provide a safe distance between their vehicles and workers and equipment.

EAST KAPOLEI/EWA (FARRINGTON HIGHWAY)

Seven days a week through the end of January 2015
Kualakai Parkway (North-South Road) to Old Fort Weaver Road
Farrington Highway between Kualakai Parkway (North-South Road) and Old Fort Weaver Road Loop is closed in both directions through January 2015 for utility relocation and column work.

Drivers travelling between East Kapolei and the Ewa/Waipahu region will still be able to access either side by using either the H-1 Freeway on the north end of Kualakai Parkway, or Kapolei Parkway/Geiger Road on the south end.

Keahumoa Street off Kualakai Parkway (North-South Road)
One eastbound lane of Keahumoa Street is closed 24/7 for drill work.

H-1 FREEWAY WAIAWA INTERCHANGE

Sunday through Thursday between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m.
H-1/H-2 Freeways near Leeward Community College
Two southbound lanes of the H-2 Freeway approaching the Waiawa Interchange (H-1/H-2 merge) are closed overnight. The guideway work crossing the H-1 Freeway is scheduled to run until mid-2016.

WAIPAHU (FARRINGTON HIGHWAY)

Monday through Friday lane closures
Old Fort Weaver Road to Leoku Street
Inside westbound lane of Farrington Highway is closed weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Work in the area is scheduled to run through 2015.

Leoku Street to Leokane Street
One eastbound left-turn lane from Farrington Highway onto Leoku Street and the left-turn lane from Farrington Highway onto Leokane Street is closed 24/7 until the end of the year. The northbound lane of Leoku Street will also be closed weeknights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Work in the area is scheduled to run through 2015.

Leokane Street to Pupukahi Street
The inside lanes of Farrington Highway are closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Work in the area is scheduled to run through 2015.

Waikele Road to Aniani Place
Alternate closures of the eastbound or westbound lanes of Farrington Highway will take place weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Work in the area is scheduled to run through 2015.

Waipahu Depot Road to Mokuola Street
The eastbound lanes of Farrington Highway are closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Work in the area is scheduled to run through 2015.

Moloalo Street to Kahualii Street
Traffic will be contraflowed along Farrington Highway. Drivers may be diverted to a temporary lane on the other side of the road. Two eastbound lanes of Farrington Highway will be open from 5 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Two westbound lanes will be open from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Side street through traffic and left-turns will be restricted at the Paiwa Street intersection
Left turns at Moloalo Street will be restricted from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays

Kahualii Street to the Kamehameha Highway overpass
The outside lanes of Farrington Highway near the Kamehameha Highway overpass are closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

PEARL CITY (KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY)

Monday through Friday lane closures
Various sections along the outside lanes of Kamehameha Highway in Pearl City and Aiea in both directions are closed weeknights for overhead utility work between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Waiawa Road to Waimano Home Road
Utility relocation work in area scheduled to run until mid-2015
Two westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed weeknights between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. Two eastbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed overnight between 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
The intersection at Waimano Home Road is closed after 9 p.m. on weeknights.
The eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway between Waihona Street and the merge at Farrington Highway/Kamehameha Highway is closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Puu Poni Street to Kaonohi Street
Utility relocation work in area scheduled to run until mid-2015
Two westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed overnight between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are also closed overnight between 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
One eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway near Kuleana Road (HECO-Waiau power plant) and fronting Neal Blaisdell Park near Kaahumanu Street is also closed 24/7 until early 2015. Left turns at Kuleana Road are also restricted.
One westbound lane of Kamehameha Highway in the same area is closed weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

AIEA/ALOHA STADIUM (KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY)

Lipoa Place to Pali Momi Street
One eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway near the Pearl Kai Shopping Center is closed 24/7.

Monday through Friday until end of 2014
Pali Momi Street to Honomanu Street
Two westbound lanes and two eastbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway is closed from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions.
Eastbound drivers along Kamehameha Highway in the area will be contraflowed to the westbound side of the highway on weeknights between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. Utility work scheduled to run until the end of the year.
One eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway near McGrew Point is closed 24/7 until the end of the year
The eastbound Moanalua Freeway on-ramp near McGrew Point is closed weeknights between 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.

Near Aloha Stadium
Right eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway from the Moanalua Freeway on-ramp to Salt Lake Boulevard is closed 24/7.
Eastbound drivers along Kamehameha Highway will be contraflowed to the westbound side of the highway on weeknights between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. Area work to run until the end of the year.

For updates on work days and times, visit the project website at www.honolulutransit.org or contact our hotline at 566-2299.

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