West Oahu/Farrington Highway Traffic Update | Week of August 17, 2014
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:
Farrington Highway between Kualakai Parkway (North-South Road) and Old Fort Weaver Road (see map below) will be closed overnight from Monday, August 18 to Friday, August 22 between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning for utility relocation work. Drivers traveling between East Kapolei and the Ewa/Waipahu region during the overnight closures will still be able to use either the H-1 Freeway on the north end of Kualakai Parkway, or Kapolei Parkway on the south end.
Left turns from Farrington Highway in Ewa onto Fort Weaver Road heading northbound (see map below) will be restricted 24/7 through August for column construction. Eastbound drivers using Farrington Highway will be asked to make a detour up Leoku Street and access Fort Weaver Road either through Leolua Street or Waipahu Street.
One eastbound lane of Farrington Highway between Leokane Street and Pupukahi Street (see map below) will be closed overnight from Monday, August 18 to Friday, August 22 between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. for utility work. One block of Leokane Street between Leonui Street and Farrington Highway will also be closed.
The eastbound lanes of Farrington Highway between Waipahu Depot Road and Mokuola Street (see map below) will be closed overnight from Monday, August 18 to Friday, August 22 between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. for utility work.
The westbound lanes of Farrington Highway between Paiwa Street and Kahualii Street (see map below) will be closed overnight from Monday, August 18 to Friday, August 22 between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. for construction preparation work.
- The westbound left-turn lane pockets along Farrington Highway at the Paiwa Street and Waipio Point Access Road intersections will be shortened 24/7 during the work.
Crews will be working within the H-1 Freeway median at the Waiawa Interchange near Leeward Community College (see map below). Two left southbound lanes of the H-2 Freeway near the H-1/H-2 merge will be closed overnight Sunday, August 17 to Thursday, August 21 between 8:30 p.m. and 4 a.m. the following morning for column construction work.
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.