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The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) wants to inform drivers of lane closures and other traffic pattern changes next week related to design work for the Honolulu rail transit project. Motorists are advised of work in the Pearl Harbor and airport areas that will require lane closures during non-peak traffic hours.


For the safety of both the work crews and motorists, the public is advised to proceed with caution through these areas. Drivers should anticipate possible traffic delays or use alternate routes during work hours, and provide a safe distance between themselves and the workers and equipment.


            Lane closures will take place at the following locations from Monday, April 29 to Friday, May 3 between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.:

  • Kamehameha Highway Ramp to H-1 Freeway (RampWN), in the eastbound direction.
  • Makai Frontage Road between Center Drive and Valkenburgh Street, in the east-bound direction.
  • From Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to H-1 Freeway on-ramp, single lane closure, in the east-bound direction.


            Lane closures and contraflows will take place at the following locations on Monday, April 29 and Tuesday, April 30 between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.:

  • Aolele Street between Nimitz Highway and Ala Onaona Street
  • Ualena Street near Lagoon Drive. The east-bound lane will be closed and contra-flowed to the west-bound lane.
  • Waiwai Loop near Lagoon Drive. The west-bound lane will be closed and contra-flowed to the east-bound lane.


            Curbside parking will be restricted and lanes shifted from Monday, April 29 to Friday, May 3 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

  • Ualena Street between Ohohia Street and Lagoon Drive AlongWaiwai Loop


            For updates on work days and times, visit the project website at or contact our hotline at 566-2299.


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