HECO work to close Nimitz Hwy. lanes overnight until mid-December

HECO work to close Nimitz Hwy. lanes overnight until mid-December
(Source: HNN File)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Continuing Wednesday, single lane closures will be in place on Nimitz Highway overnight as Hawaiian Electric crews perform underground utility manhole maintenance.

The work will require closures of one lane each direction between 8:30 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. Closures will take place weekly, excluding Friday, Saturday nights and Thanksgiving.

The work will last from Nov. 13 till Dec. 17.

HECO provided the following specific details on the closures:

  • Nov. 13 - Dec. 4: The far left westbound lane of Nimitz between Maunakea and Kekaulike streets will be closed. In the opposite direction on Nimitz, a 250-foot section of the left lane will be closed before Smith Street. Motorists will still be able to turn onto Smith.
  • Nov. 20 to Dec. 12: The far left lane of Nimitz in both directions will be closed between Bethel Street and Nuʻuanu Avenue. The left lane of Nuʻuanu Avenue after Marin Street will be detoured onto Merchant Street. The right lane of Nuʻuanu Avenue turning onto Nimitz will remain accessible for motorists heading westbound.
  • Dec. 1 to Dec. 17: The far right westbound lane of Nimitz at Bethel will be closed. In the eastbound direction of Nimitz, the far left turn lane onto Bethel also will be closed. No traffic will be allowed onto Bethel; motorists will be detoured to Smith.

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