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HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Likelike Highway closed nightly, one direction at a time, for LED lighting installations

Posted on Aug 4, 2017 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists of nightly closures on the Likelike Highway, for LED lighting installations in the Wilson Tunnels. Lane closures are as follows:

Honolulu-bound direction

  • Likelike Highway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction between Kahekili Highway and Valley View Drive on Monday night, Aug. 7, 2017, through Friday morning, Aug. 11, 2017, and Sunday night, Aug. 13, 2017 from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Kaneohe-bound direction

  • Likelike Highway will be closed in the Kaneohe-bound direction between Valley View Drive and Kahekili Highway on Monday night, Aug. 14, 2017, through Friday morning, Aug. 18, 2017, and Sunday night, Aug. 20, 2017, from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Electronic message boards have been posted throughout the Likelike Highway to notify motorists of the closures. Emergency vehicles, first responders and TheBus have been notified of the roadwork and will be allowed through the work zone. Roadwork is weather permitting.

HDOT advises motorists to allow for extra travel time and use alternate routes such as the Pali Highway and the H-3 Freeway. Roadwork notifications will be posted on our HDOT website at and on our social media websites, Facebook and Twitter.