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KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY

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Kamehameha Highway Traffic Update | Week of March 29, 2015

 

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) and contractor Kiewit want drivers to be aware of weekly lane closures along Kamehameha Highway in Pearl City and Aiea as related to the Honolulu rail transit project.

For the safety of both the work crews and motorists, the public is advised to proceed with caution through these areas. Drivers should anticipate possible traffic delays or use alternate routes during work hours, and provide a safe distance between their vehicles and workers and equipment:

Waiawa Road to Acacia Road

One eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway and one of the two eastbound left-turn lanes from Kamehameha Highway onto Acacia Road fronting Pearl Highlands Center is closed 24/7 until mid-2015. Eastbound U-turns will be allowed at the intersection during the work. One westbound left-turn lane and the inside westbound lane of Kamehameha Highway near the Acacia Road intersection will also be closed 24/7 through Summer 2015.   

 

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Acacia Road to Waimano Home Road
24/7 lane closures will take place along Kamehameha Highway between Acacia Road and Waimano Home Road (see map below) for column work through late 2015:

  • One eastbound left-turn lane from Kamehameha Highway onto Waimano Home Road and the inside eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway will be closed 24 hours a day.
  • One westbound left-turn lane from Kamehameha Highway onto Lehua Avenue and the inside westbound lane of Kamehameha Highway will also be closed 24 hours a day as part of column foundation work. Westbound U-turns will still be allowed at the Waimano Home Road intersection.

 

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Monday through Friday lane closures

Two westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway near Acacia Road are closed overnight between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are also closed overnight between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.

The westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway near Waiawa Road (Leeward Community College entrance) are closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Traffic will be contraflowed to the eastbound side of the highway.

Puu Poni Street to Kaonohi Street

  • Two westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway (see map below) are closed overnight between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are also closed overnight between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. Westbound drivers along Kamehameha Highway near Hekaha Street will be contraflowed to the eastbound side of the highway on weeknights between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m.

  • The intersection at Kaahumanu Street is closed after 9 p.m. weeknights.

  • Alternate lane closures will take place along Kaluamoi Place off Kamehameha Highway between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. weekdays. One lane will remain open at all times.

  • Utility relocation work in area scheduled to run until mid-2015

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  • Beginning Wednesday, April 1, a section of Hekaha Street mauka of Kamehameha Highway (see map below) will be closed weeknights between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. Traffic will be detoured to Kanuku Street and Lokowai Street. Business access to Waimalu Shopping Center and resident access to the area during the road closure times will be maintained by a special duty police officer.

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Lipoa Place to Pali Momi Street

  • One eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway near the Pearl Kai Shopping Center remains closed 24/7 until the end of March.
  • The intersection at Lipoa Place is closed after 9 p.m. weeknights.

Pali Momi Street to Honomanu Street

  • Two westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed between 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
  • Beginning Sunday evening, March 29, the right eastbound lane of Kamehameha Highway near the Pearl Kai Shopping Center (see map below) is closed 24/7 as part of roadway widening work through June 2015.

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  • One eastbound lane  of Kamehameha Highway near McGrew Point is closed 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for sidewalk work.
  • Intersection at Honomanu Street is closed after 9 p.m.

Near Aloha Stadium

  • Two westbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway are closed between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
  • From 8 p.m. Friday, March 27 to 11 a.m. Saturday March 28, the eastbound traffic along Kamehameha Highway will be contraflowed to the westbound side of the highway for waterline work. The Moanalua Freeway on-ramp will remain open during the work.

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Comments or Questions - Contact Us via HART's 24-Hour Project Hotline

Scheduled work subject to change without notice. For more information and updated work schedules, call the rail project's 24-hour hotline at (808) 566-2299 or email us at info@HonoluluTransit.org.

Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation