Traffic Report

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Traffic Alerts report closed roads, limited routes and construction detours from Army and state advisories received by press time. For the complete list of traffic advisories, visit Unless otherwise noted, all phone numbers are 808 area code.

For the complete list of traffic advisories, visit


AMR Closures — Partial road closures continue along Aliamanu Drive/Bougainville Drive/Sky view Place/Rim Loop through Dec. 20. Short-duration (approximately 10 minutes per activity) closures of these areas will be required.

H-1 Ramp Closures—Ramp closures on the H-1 Freeway airport off-ramp (Exit 16) in both directions begin at 11 p.m., until 4 a.m. Sunday morning, for traffic signal installations. The arrivals ramps leading down to Aolele Street will be closed during this time. All departure ramps will remain open. Motorists are advised to use Nimitz Highway underpass as an alternate route to the airport.

18 / Monday

Reconstruction, continued — Beaver Road, between Trimble and McMahon roads, will be closed for reconstruction, 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Project schedule is subject to change, pending weather delays. Appropriate safety signs and barriers will be in place.

21 / Thursday

Safe School Routes — The Hawaii Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing to consider adoption of the proposed Chapter 19-109, Hawaii Administrative Rules, “Safe Routes to School Program Special Fund.” Safe routes to school (SRTS) is an international effort to increase safety and promote walking and bicycling to school. The purpose of the proposed rules is to implement Hawaii Revised Statutes section 291C-4, which would provide funds to plan, develop, implement and evaluate SRTS infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects. The public hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m., Nov. 21, by video conference at HDOT Highways Division district office, 727 Kakoi St., Honolulu. A copy of the proposed rules may be requested by calling 692-7696, or can be viewed online at highways/home/doing-business/hawaii-administrativerules/. Persons with disabilities requiring special assistance should call 692-7696 at least 10 days before the hearing.

22 / Friday

Rice Loop Closure — There will be a full road closure starting from the northeast end of Fort Shafter’s Rice Drive onto Rice Loop for underground utility installation, through Nov. 22. Beginning Nov.25-29, another full road closure will be implemented along Rice Loop for underground installation. One lane along Rice Street, between Rice Loop and Herian Place, will be closed, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Dec. 2-20.

Another one-lane closure along Rice Street, between Herian Place and the Rice Street Bridge/Stream, goes into effect 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Dec. 22-Jan. 3, 2014, and Jan.6-17, 2014.


Go Akamai — Commuters can now check real-time traffic data at, courtesy of the Hawaii State Department of Transportation and the City and County of Honolulu, Department of Transportation Services. is a one-stop website that provides real-time traffic data, enabling travelers to make better decisions when planning their commutes. Travelers are encouraged to check before leaving work or home.

Freeway Service Patrol — This service is operating on Hawaii’s freeways and is sponsored by the State Department of Transportation, the Honolulu Police and Fire departments, and Emergency Medical Services. The free service provides assistance to stranded motorists by changing flat tires, jump-starting vehicles, refilling radiators, making certain temporary repairs and providing an emergency gallon of gasoline. The service is available, 5 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday–Friday, except federal holidays. Call 841-4357.


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