H-1 Freeway to Shutdown Overnight near Pearl City - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

H-1 Freeway to Shutdown Overnight near Pearl City

(KHNL)  A big portion of the H-1 freeway will be closed overnight January 17-19 and 23.

It's part of the H-1 widening project, which will provide six Ewa-bound lanes to the Pearl City off-ramp.

“We're gonna be connecting the existing portion of the freeway with the widened portion and to do that we're gonna pour concrete to connect the two pieces,” said Scott Ishikawa with the Department of Transportation.

That means, they're closing the freeway in both directions between 9:30pm-4am.

“We can't afford to have concrete on the freeway, that causes vibration and that can affect the way the concrete sets,” said Ishikawa.

This closure should not be affected by a potential strike by Hawaiian Cement employees. But it could affect a portion of the project that still needs concrete.

Drivers are being asked to take Kamehameha Highway or Moanalua Road through Aiea and Pearl City.

The new lane is expected to open in April.

  • Hawaii News Now headlinesNewsMore>>

  • Trump: No statehood for Puerto Rico with critics in office

    Trump: No statehood for Puerto Rico with critics in office

    Monday, September 24 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-09-24 14:51:55 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-09-25 13:54:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, left, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, right, listen as President Donald Trump speaks during the "Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem" at the Un...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, left, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, right, listen as President Donald Trump speaks during the "Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem" at the Un...
    President Donald Trump says he's an "absolute no" on statehood for Puerto Rico while critics, including San Juan's mayor, are in office.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he's an "absolute no" on statehood for Puerto Rico while critics, including San Juan's mayor, are in office.More >>
  • Forecast: Hot and muggy with more showers possible

    Forecast: Hot and muggy with more showers possible

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-09-25 13:43:34 GMT
    Image: Hawaii News NowImage: Hawaii News Now
    Image: Hawaii News NowImage: Hawaii News Now

    Hot and humid conditions will continue over the islands as a trough stalls just west of the state.

    More >>

    Hot and humid conditions will continue over the islands as a trough stalls just west of the state.

    More >>
  • UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016

    UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016

    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-09-22 18:20:51 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-09-25 12:12:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, FILE). FILE- In this Nov. 27, 2012 file photo, a customer checks bottles of imported wine at a supermarket in Beijing. The World Health Organization said in a report published Friday Sept. 21, 2018,  that drinking too much ...(AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, FILE). FILE- In this Nov. 27, 2012 file photo, a customer checks bottles of imported wine at a supermarket in Beijing. The World Health Organization said in a report published Friday Sept. 21, 2018, that drinking too much ...
    The World Health Organization says that drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men.More >>
    The World Health Organization says that drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men.More >>
Powered by Frankly