Posted at 9:20 a.m., Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Road projects expected to cause traffic delays
Advertiser StaffThe state Department of Transportation has several projects continuing through the week that could cause traffic delays or make you want to choose an alternate route.
A look at the projects and the times to avoid the areas.
A single lane closure in the westbound direction along Farrington Highway between Old Fort Weaver Road and Leoku Street continues through Friday from 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for erosion control work.
Motorists should anticipate delays, allow for extra travel time and use caution while driving through the work area.
The right Wahiawa-bound lane of Kunia Road between the H-1 Freeway and the South Kupuna Loop will be closed today through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for drainage work. In addition, possible lane closures may occur along Fort Weaver/ Kunia Road in the Ewa Beach direction between Waipahu Street and Honowai Street through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for roadway improvements.
A police officer will be on-site to direct traffic. Motorists should anticipate delays, allow for extra travel time and use caution while taking alternate routes. Detour signs will be posted for motorists during the closure.
Single lane closures may occur in the both direction along Kalanianaole Highway between Castle Junction and Kapaa Quarry Road today through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for traffic signal installation and pavement striping.
Windward motorists are advised to allow for extra travel time and to use caution while driving through the work area.
Various single lane closures will be implemented in both directions along the H-1 Freeway between the Middle Street Tunnel and the Airport Interchange today through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for guardrail and attenuator construction. Road crews will also be doing work in the area of the H-1 Freeway, westbound, Dillingham on-ramp.
Single lane closures may be implemented along Halawa Heights Road near Camp Smith through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for roadway resurfacing work. Possible single lane closures will be implemented along Halawa Heights Road between Ulune Street and Fernridge Place, in the vicinity of Camp Smith for median curb work and roadway widening.
In addition, the right makai bound lane of the Kahuapaani Overpass will be closed from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. for bridge work.
Both shoulder lanes along Puuloa Road from Kamehameha Highway to Salt Lake Boulevard will be closed through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. for utility work. Possible lane closures may also occur in various directions along Puuloa Road, Salt Lake Boulevard and Pukoloa Street through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. for gas line work.
In addition, a single lane closure may occur in either direction along Puuloa Road between Salt Lake Boulevard and Kamehameha Highway today through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for utility line work. Motorists are advised to use caution while driving through the work area and to allow for extra time or to take an alternate route.
Lane closures along Kamehameha Highway between Waiahole Valley Road and Crouching Lion Inn will be in place today through Friday for resurfacing work. One lane of traffic in either direction will be closed and contra-flowed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Work to resurface the eight-mile stretch of highway is expected to run until June. Motorists are advised to use caution while driving through the work area and to allow for extra time or to take an alternate route.
The Likelike Highway Wilson Tunnel will be completely closed in the Honolulu-bound direction from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m., today through early Saturday morning, for median barrier work.
The H-3 Freeway will be completely closed in the Kane'ohe-bound direction from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday for tunnel cleaning and routine maintenance. Motorists are advised to use caution while taking alternate routes and to allow for extra travel time.