TRAFFIC ALERT: Repair work closes some Waikiki roads - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

TRAFFIC ALERT: Repair work closes some Waikiki roads

Road closures map (Image source: Google Maps) Road closures map (Image source: Google Maps)
WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

An emergency box drain repair project on Monday will close off some Waikiki roads, according to the City and County of Honolulu.

A portion of Lewers Street, between Don Ho Street and Kalia Road, as well as a portion of Kalia Road, between Lewers Street and Saratoga Road, will be closed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Crews will be working on an emergency box drain in the area.

The project, which will be done in four phases, is expected to run through February 2015.

Phase 1 Construction - The Lewers Street right lane will be closed between Don Ho Street and Helumoa Road. Duration of this phase is anticipated to be from Sept. 15, 2014 to Oct. 27, 2014.

Phase 2 Construction - Lewers Street will be closed entirely between Helumoa Road and Kalia Road. Loading/unloading zones fronting the Imperial Resort will be closed. Alternative loading/unloading zones can either be used along Beach Walk or at designated areas along Saratoga Road (makai bound). Duration of this phase is anticipated to be from Oct. 27, 2014 to Dec. 1, 2014.

Phase 3 Construction - The Kalia Road left lane will be closed between Lewers Street and Beach Walk. Duration of this phase is anticipated to be from Dec. 1, 2014 to Jan. 5, 2015.

Phase 4 Construction - The Kalia Road left lane will be closed between Beach Walk and Saratoga Road. Duration of this phase is anticipated to be from Jan. 5, 2015 to Feb. 9, 2015.

The city advises drivers to use alternate routes and to pay attention to police officers guiding traffic.

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