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HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Overnight closure of the westbound H-1 Freeway at the Radford Drive Overpass scheduled for Thursday night, Sept. 14

Posted on Sep 11, 2017 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the westbound H-1 Freeway will be closed at night in the vicinity of the Radford Drive Overpass to install a permanent dynamic message sign. See closure details below.

Thursday night, Sept. 14, 2017, through Friday morning, Sept. 15, 2017

  • Three lanes will be closed (one lane open) in the westbound direction from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • All lanes will be closed from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Nimitz Highway onramp to the westbound H-1 Freeway will be closed from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

A full closure is necessary to install a dynamic message sign that crosses the westbound H-1 Freeway. Motorists traveling on the westbound H-1 Freeway will be directed to Kamehameha Highway via the Arizona Memorial/Stadium offramp (Exit 15A). Motorists are encouraged to use the H-201 Moanalua Freeway to bypass the work area.

Electronic message boards will be posted to warn motorists of the closures. 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 be allowed through the work zone. Roadwork is weather permitting.

HDOT advises motorists to prepare for the closures by checking traffic apps, mapping the best route, and adding extra travel time to their commutes. Lane closure information will be posted to the HDOT website at and our social media channels on Facebook and Twitter.