AIEA (HawaiiNewsNow) - There will be a complete closure of the westbound lanes of the H-1 freeway Sunday night near Aloha Stadium.
The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will be installing traffic loop detectors under the H-1 Freeway pavement to provide traffic count data and traffic flow information.
The DOT says the full closure is necessary as the detectors must be installed across all lanes at the same time in order for proper operation.
Motorists are advised to avoid the H-1 westbound during the full closure hours if possible. Electronic message boards will be displayed throughout the week to notify motorists of the closures.
Motorists are advised to use caution when driving through this area and to allow for extra travel time. Road work is weather permitting.
The state Department of Transportation will close the westbound lanes of the H-1 from the Aiea/Pearlridge Off- Ramp (Exit 13A) to the Kaimakani Street Overpass from 10 p.m., Sunday night, August 14, to 4 a.m., Monday morning.
During these hours, westbound traffic heading towards Pearl City will be detoured onto Moanalua Road and Kamehameha Highway at the following locations. (see map)
H-1 Freeway: Crews will also be gradually closing lanes between the Salt Lake Viaduct and the Aiea/Pearlridge Off-Ramp (Exit 13A). Two left lanes will be closed at 5 p.m.
and a third lane will be closed at 7 p.m. The full closure will begin at 10 p.m. and will detour traffic onto the Aiea/Pearlridge Off-Ramp and to Moanalua Road and Kamehameha Highway.
H-201/ Moanalua Freeway: Westbound traffic will be detoured to Moanalua Road and Kamehameha Highway.
H-3 Freeway: The Pearl City Off-Ramp (Exit 1A) will be closed. Westbound traffic will be detoured to the previous Honolulu Off-Ramp (Exit 1B) and onto the eastbound lanes of the H-201 Moanalua Freeway.
Motorists should then use the Red Hill/Moanalua Valley Off-Ramp (Exit 2), turn left onto Ala Kupuna Street and left again onto the westbound H-201 Moanalua Freeway on-ramp. H-201 traffic will then be detoured to Moanalua Road and Kamehameha Highway.