Schedule of lane closures due to rail project work: Feb.22-27

(Via KHON)

rail transit yard

Here’s the upcoming schedule of lane closures due to the construction of the Honolulu rail project, starting Sunday:

EAST KAPOLEI/EWA (FARRINGTON HIGHWAY)
Seven days a week through the end of March 2015

Kualakai Parkway (North-South Road) to Old Fort Weaver Road
The scheduled full closure of Farrington Highway this weekend between Kualakai Parkway (North-South Road) and Old Fort Weaver Road Loop for guideway construction has been postponed. Information on new lane closure dates and times will be made available when the latest schedule is finalized.

That section of freeway is currently open in the eastbound direction of Farrington Highway from 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. weekdays. The contractor will reclose that section of highway each weeknight from 7:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. for rail guideway construction through the end of March 2015. During the nightly closure, drivers travelling between East Kapolei and the Ewa/Waipahu region will still be able to access either end by using the H-1 Freeway or Kapolei Parkway/Geiger Road.

Kualakai Parkway (North-South Road) and Keahumoa Parkway
The outside eastbound lane of Keahumoa Parkway will be closed 24/7.

H-1 FREEWAY/WAIAWA INTERCHANGE
Sunday through Thursday between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m.

H-1/H-2 Freeways near Leeward Community College
Up to three westbound and two eastbound lanes of the H-1 Freeway approaching the H-1/H-2 merge (Waiawa Interchange) will be closed overnight. Rail guideway work over the H-1 Freeway is scheduled to run until 2016. The westbound H-1 Waipahu off-ramp will be closed those same nights, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the next morning.

WAIPAHU (FARRINGTON HIGHWAY)
Monday through Friday lane closures
Staggered lane closures will take place along the outside lanes in both directions in Waipahu for utility work between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Leoku Street to Leokane Street
The westbound lanes are closed between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. The inside lanes in the same area are closed between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Left turns will be restricted in the westbound direction from Farrington Highway onto Leoole Street.

Waipahu Depot Road to Mokuola Street
The outside lanes are closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Mokuola Street to Paiwa Street
The intersection at Moloalo Street is closed 24/7. Left turns from Farrington Highway onto Paiwa Street have been restored.

Kahualii Street to the Kamehameha Highway overpass
The eastbound lanes of Farrington Highway are closed weeknights between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Sunday through Thursday between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.
H-1 Waipahu eastbound on-ramp
The eastbound onramp from Farrington Highway to the H-1 Freeway is closed overnight Sunday through Thursday between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

PEARL CITY (KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY)
Monday through Friday lane closures
Staggered lane closures will take place along the outside lanes in both directions in Pearl City and Aiea for overhead utility work between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Waiawa Road to Waimano Home Road
24-hour lane closures
One of the two eastbound left-turn lanes 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.

Monday through Friday lane closures
One westbound lane near Acacia Road is also closed overnight between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes in the same vicinity are also closed overnight between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. The intersection at Acacia Road is closed after 9 p.m.

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

Ala Ike Street at Leeward Community College
Ala Ike Street is closed weeknights near the back entrance of the campus parking lot.

Kuleana Road to Kaonohi Street
• Two westbound lanes are closed overnight between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes are also closed overnight between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
• One eastbound lane near Kuleana Road (HECO-Waiau power plant) and fronting Neal Blaisdell Park near Ka’ahumanu Street also remains closed 24/7.
• 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

AIEA/ALOHA STADIUM (KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY)
Monday through Friday lane closures

Lipoa Place to Pali Momi Street
• One eastbound lane near the Pearl Kai Shopping Center remains closed 24/7.
• Two westbound lanes are closed between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes are closed between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
• Intersection at Pali Momi Street closed after 9 p.m.

Pali Momi Street to Honomanu Street
• Two westbound lanes are closed between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes are closed between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
• One eastbound lane near McGrew Point is closed 24/7 through early 2015.
• Intersection at Pali Momi Street closed after 9 p.m.
• One lane of the Moanalua Freeway on-ramp closed weeknights from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Near Aloha Stadium
• Two westbound lanes are closed between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. with various left-turn pocket restrictions. Two eastbound lanes are closed between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.

PEARL HARBOR/AIRPORT
Monday through Friday lane closures

Kamehameha Highway from Arizona Street to Makalapa Drive
One eastbound lane is closed weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for survey work.

Kamehameha Highway and Makalapa Road/Radford Drive Intersection
• The right-turn lane from Kamehameha Highway onto Radford Drive is closed weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for utility work. Right turns will still be permitted at the intersection.
• Staggered lane closures will take place along Kamehameha Highway in both the eastbound and westbound directions weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for traffic camera installation work.

Kamehameha Highway from Makalapa Road to Center Drive
Two westbound lanes and one eastbound lane are closed weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for utility work. The left-turn lane will be contraflowed along the median near Makalapa Road.

Kamehameha Highway and Center Drive Intersection
The westbound bus stop at Kamehameha Highway and Center Drive is temporarily closed on weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for utility work. The outside westbound lane of Mauka Frontage Road/Kamehameha Highway near Center Drive is closed weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for utility work.

Nimitz Highway at Aolele Street Intersection
One eastbound and one westbound lane are closed weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. for traffic camera installation work.

Nimitz Highway at Lagoon Drive Intersection
One eastbound and one westbound lane are closed weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. for traffic camera installation work.

For updates on work days and times, visit the project website at www.honolulutransit.org or call the hotline at 566-2299.

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