HDOT News Release: Closure of the westbound H-1 Freeway and the eastbound Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp for the Kapolei Interchange projectPosted on Mar 29, 2019 in Latest Department News
HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists of nightly closures for bridge work over the westbound lanes on the H-1 Freeway between the Makakilo/Kapolei/Kalaeloa offramp (Exit 2) and the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1) beginning Sunday, March 31, 2019. The nightly closures will begin at 10 p.m. and end at 5 a.m. with the last closure ending Wednesday morning, April 3, 2019.
Closures of the H-1 Freeway for this project may continue through the month of May. HDOT will keep the public informed on a bi-weekly basis.
Motorists traveling in the westbound direction will be directed 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 map of the detour route, please click here.
Other project closures scheduled for next week include the nighttime closure of the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1A) from the H-1 Freeway in the eastbound direction Tuesday, April 2, 2019, and Thursday, April 4, 2019. This closure is to support underground electrical utility work. The first closure in the series will be between 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, through 4 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, and will continue Thursday night, April 4, 2019, through Friday morning, April 5, 2019. Eastbound motorists will be directed to the Makakilo/Kapolei/Kalaeloa offramp (Exit 1B) as an alternate route. To view a map of the detour route, please click here.
Electronic message boards will be posted to notify motorists of the closures and detour. 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 roadwork and will not be allowed through the work zone.
Motorists are advised to allow for extra travel time to get to their destinations and to drive with caution on the detour routes. All roadwork is weather permitting.