Honolulu Rail Transit

WEST OAHU / FARRINGTON HWY.

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West Oahu/Farrington Highway Traffic Update | Week of July 5, 2015

 

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) and contractor Kiewit want drivers to be aware of weekly lane closures in the Ewa and Waipahu areas 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: 

Sunday through Saturday
Kualakai Parkway (North-South Road) to Old Fort Weaver Road

Farrington Highway between Kualakai Parkway (North-South Road) and Old Fort Weaver Road Loop is closed:

  • Between 7:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. through July as part of rail guideway work. Road is open on weekends.

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Keahumoa Parkway at Kualakai Parkway
The outside lanes of Keahumoa Parkway closed 24/7.

Sunday through Thursday lane closures
Fort Weaver Road/Kunia Road overpass near Waipahu and Ewa

The overpass will be closed overnight Sundays through Thursdays for rail construction until July 13:

Lane closures will allow crews to safely build the elevated rail guideway above the vehicular overpass at the intersection of Fort Weaver Road and Farrington Highway (see map below):

  • The southbound direction of the overpass will be closed Sunday through Thursday between 9 p.m. and 4 a.m. the following morning. Southbound drivers will be detoured onto Farrington Highway via the Ewa off-ramp and back onto Fort Weaver Road.
  • The northbound direction of the overpass will also be closed Sunday through Thursday between 8 p.m. and 3 a.m. the following morning. Northbound drivers will be detoured onto Farrington Highway via the Waipahu off-ramp. Drivers along Farrington Highway can turn left onto Leoku Street and Waipahu Street to re-enter Fort Weaver Road heading northbound.

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Motorists who routinely use the Fort Weaver Road/Kunia Road overpass should provide themselves extra time for their commute. HART apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the construction-related lane closures.

 

Monday through Friday lane closures.

Leoku Street to Leokane Street

  • Inside lanes of Farrington Highway closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Inside lanes also closed weekdays, and Saturday if needed, between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Westbound left turns restricted from Farrington Highway onto Leoole Street
  • One of the two eastbound left-turn lanes from Farrington Highway onto Leoku Street temporarily closed 24/7 for shaft and column work.

 

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Monday through Friday lane closures.

Waipahu Depot Road to Mokuola Street

  • Westbound lanes and a short section of Mokuola Street on the mauka side closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Westbound left-turn lane onto Mokuola Street closed 24/7.

 

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Mokuola Street to Paiwa Street
Inside lanes of Farrington Highway closed between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Paiwa Street to Kahualii Street
Inside lanes of Farrington Highway closed  between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Kahualii Street to Kamehameha Highway
Inside lanes of Farrington Highway closed weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

Sunday through Thursday between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m.
H-1/H-2 Freeways near Leeward Community College

Up to three westbound lanes and three eastbound lanes of the H-1 Freeway approaching the H-1/H-2 merge (Waiawa Interchange) closed overnight (see map below):

  • Westbound lane closures begin 9 p.m. each evening.
  • Number of lanes closed each night may vary depending on location of work along freeway.
  • Rail guideway work over freeway scheduled to run until 2016.
  • Up to three H-1 westbound lanes will be closed 8 p.m. Saturday, June 27 to 10 a.m. Sunday, June 28. 

 

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Sunday through Thursday between 9 p.m. and 4 a.m.
H-1 Freeway Waipahu off-ramp
The westbound Waipahu off-ramp (see map below) is closed overnight during H-1 rail guideway work.
The off-ramp will also be closed 8 p.m. Saturday, June 20 to 10 a.m. Sunday, June 21.

 

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Sunday through Thursday between 9 p.m. and 4 a.m.
Farrington Highway near Leeward Community College entrance

  • Eastbound lanes of Farrington Highway near Waiawa Road closed overnight, including Farrington Highway on-ramp to Kamehameha Highway eastbound.
  • Farrington Highway eastbound loop on-ramp onto the H-2 Freeway northbound is also closed.
  • The on-ramp will also be closed between 8 p.m. Saturday, June 27 and 10 a.m. Sunday, June 28.

 

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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