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DOT NEWS RELEASE: Westbound H-1 freeway closure in Kapolei scheduled for Thursday night, Sept. 28

Posted on Sep 25, 2017 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the westbound H-1 Freeway will be closed between the Makakilo Drive Overpass and the Kalaeloa Boulevard Overpass on Thursday night, Sept. 28, 2017 through Friday morning, Sept. 29, 2017 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

A full closure of the H-1 Freeway is necessary to mobilize a crane in the median to set column cages as part of the Kapolei Interchange Complex, Phase 2 project. Motorists traveling on the H-1 Freeway will be directed to Makakilo Drive via the Makakilo/Kapolei/Kalaeloa Off-Ramp (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. (See detour map below.)

Electronic message boards will be posted to warn motorists of the full closure. Special Duty Police Officers will be on-site to assist with traffic control. Emergency vehicles, first responders, and TheBus have been notified of the roadwork and will be allowed through the work zone.

There will also be a left lane closure on the H-1 Freeway in the eastbound direction between Laaloa Street and the Farrington Highway Overpass on Friday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

HDOT advises motorists to prepare for the closures by checking traffic apps, mapping the best route, and adding extra travel time to their commutes. All roadwork is weather permitting.

Kapolei Detour Map