DOT NEWS RELEASE: NIGHTLY CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON THE H-1 FREEWAY AT THE KAPOLEI INTERCHANGE FOR THE WEEK STARTING ON FEB. 2Posted on Jan 31, 2020 in Latest Department News
HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that the H-1 Freeway will be closed in the westbound direction between the Makakilo/Kapolei/Kalaeloa offramp (Exit 2) and the Kalaeloa Boulevard overpass on Sunday night, Feb. 2, through Friday morning, Feb. 7, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for the Kapolei Interchange, Phase 2 project.
Westbound motorists will be detoured to Makakilo Drive via the Makakilo/Kapolei/Kalaeloa offramp (Exit 2) and may continue on Farrington Highway/Kamokila Boulevard, Wakea Street, and the Farrington Highway onramp to return to the westbound H-1 Freeway. To view a detour map, please click here.
Concurrently throughout the week, the westbound H-1 Freeway closure will be extended to the Kapolei/Ewa offramp (Exit 3) through the Makakilo Drive overpass on Sunday night, Feb. 2, through Friday morning, Feb. 7, from 10:30 p.m. to 4 a.m., for signage work. When work is finished at 4 a.m., the closure between Exit 2 and the Kalaeloa Boulevard overpass will still be in place until 5 a.m.
Westbound motorists will be detoured to Kualakai Parkway via the Kapolei/Ewa offramp (Exit 3) and may continue on Farrington Highway, Wakea Street, and the Farrington Highway onramp to return to the westbound H-1 Freeway. For a map of the detour route, please click here.
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.
Motorists are advised to allow for extra travel time to get to their destinations. For more information on the Kapolei Interchange project, please view the project website at https://kapolei-interchange.squarespace.com. All roadwork is weather permitting.