TRAFFIC ADVISORY: LANE CLOSURES FOR HONOLULU RAIL TRANSIT PROJECT

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The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) would like to inform drivers about lane closures for the week of December 14-20 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 FortWeaver 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 Parkway in East Kapolei
One westbound lane of Keahumoa Parkway in East Kapolei is closed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

H-1 FREEWAYWAIAWA INTERCHANGE
Monday through Thursday between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m.
H-1/H-2 Freeways near Leeward Community College

The two inside eastbound lanes of the H-1 Freeway approaching the H-1/H-2 merge (Waiawa Interchange) will be closed overnight next week. Construction of the rail guideway over the H-1 Freeway in this area is scheduled to run until 2016.

WAIPAHU (FARRINGTON HIGHWAY)
Monday through Friday lane closures

Leoku Street to Leokane Street
One westbound lane of Farrington Highway between Leoku and Leokane streets is closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. The northbound lane of Leoku Street is 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 outside lanes of Farrington Highway are closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Side-street through traffic and left turns will also be restricted weeknights during those same times.Work in the area is scheduled to run through 2015.

Waikele Road to Aniani Place
The outside lanes of Farrington Highway on weeknights are closed between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Side-street through traffic and left turns will also be restricted weeknights during those same times.

Waipahu Depot Road to Mokuola Street
A portion of the eastbound lanes of Farrington Highway on weeknights are closed between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Mokuola Street to Kahualii Street

Traffic will be contraflowed along Farrington Highway in this area. 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 8:30a.m. Two westbound lanes will be open from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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

PEARL CITY (KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY)
Please note that lane closure times have been adjusted along Kamehameha Highway in Pearl City and Aiea for the remainder of the holiday season:

No daytime lane closures are scheduled along Kamehameha Highway from Monday, December 15 to Sunday, January 4, 2015.

Also starting Monday, December 15 to Friday, December 19, evening lane closures along Kamehameha Highway will not begin until after 10 p.m.

Eastbound lane closures will run Monday through Friday from 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., and westbound lane closures will run weeknights from 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m.

There will be no day or evening lane closures along Kamehameha Highway from December 22 to January 4. Rail work will resume on Monday, January 5. Monday through Friday lane closures

Waiawa Road toWaimano Home Road
Two westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed weeknights between 10:30 p.m. and 7 a.m. Two eastbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed overnight between 10 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.

The eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway betweenWaihona Street and the merge at Farrington Highway/Kamehameha Highway are closed weeknights between 11:30 p.m. and 5 a.m.

The westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway nearWaiawa Road are closed weeknights between 10:30 p.m. and 7 a.m. Traffic will be contraflowed to the eastbound side of the highway. Utility relocation work in area scheduled to run until mid-2015

Puu Poni Street to Kaonohi Street

Two westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed overnight between 10:30 p.m. and 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are also closed overnight between 10 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.Westbound drivers along Kamehameha Highway near Hekaha Street will be contraflowed to the eastbound side of the highway on weeknights between 10:30 p.m. and 7 a.m.

PEARL CITY (KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY)
Puu Poni Street to Kaonohi Street

One eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway near Kuleana Road (HECOWaiau power plant) and fronting Neal Blaisdell Park near Kaahumanu Street also remains closed 24/7 until early 2015. Left turns at Kuleana Road are also restricted during utility operations only. Utility relocation work in area scheduled to run until mid-2015

AIEA/ALOHA STADIUM (KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY)
Monday through Friday lane closures

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

Pali Momi Street to Honomanu Street
Two westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed between 10:30 p.m. and 7 a.m. Two eastbound lanes are closed between 10 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions.

One eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway near McGrew Point will remain closed 24/7 until the end of the year.

Eastbound drivers along Kamehameha Highway near Honomanu Street will be contraflowed to the westbound side of the highway on weeknights between 10:30 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Utility work scheduled to run until the end of the year. Near Aloha Stadium Westbound drivers along Kamehameha Highway will be contraflowed to the eastbound side of the highway on weeknights between 10:30 p.m. and 7 a.m.

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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