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BWS Kapiolani Blvd Project

A Board of Water Supply (BWS) contractor is working to replace approximately 3,800 feet of water main and appurtenances along Kapiolani Boulevard from McCully Street to Date Street. The BWS understands that Kapiolani Boulevard is a highly-traveled thoroughfare and created this web page to provide the community with project and traffic updates. Additionally, customers can call 748-5310 to get voice recordings with updated information.

This important project will improve fire protection, reduce the likelihood of main breaks, and enhance water service to residents and businesses in the area.

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PROJECT OVERVIEW

  • The project involves the replacement of approximately 2,800 feet 12-inch waterline and approximately 1,000 feet of 8-inch water main and related equipment on Kapiolani Boulevard from McCully Street to Date Street.
  • The project start date is March 31, 2014.
  • Contractor: RMY Construction, Inc.
  • For questions or concerns contact the project construction manager, ESH Inc. at 799-8744 or BWS Construction Section at 748-5730.

PROJECT AND TRAFFIC UPDATES AS OF APRIL 29, 2016.

Please be advised of traffic modifications and lane closures on Kapiolani Boulevard from McCully Street to Date Street.  Motorists traveling through the construction area are asked to observe all traffic signs, traffic signals, expect delays, drive with caution, allow for additional travel time, and use alternate routes where possible.

Working area: Kapiolani Boulevard between McCully Street and Date Street.

Type of work: Installation of 12-inch water main, manholes, and fire hydrants.

Lane closures:

Friday, April 29, and Monday, May 2, to Friday, May 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • The left Diamond Head-bound lane of Date Street between Kapiolani Boulevard and Laau Street, will be used as a contra-flow lane to allow for an additional Ewa-bound lane through the Kapiolani Boulevard and Date Street intersection;
  • Closure of the two center Diamond Head-bound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard between University Avenue and Date Street; and
  • No right turn onto Kapiolani Boulevard from the mauka-bound direction of Kamoku Street.

*Additional lane closures may be implemented each day and shift depending on the work area and project needs.

Working hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Note: This website provides current project information as it becomes available. Please note that there may be times where lane closures could change without notice.

Friday, April 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Roving lane closures in the Ewa-bound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard between Hausten Street and McCully Street;
  • Closure of the two center lanes in the Diamond Head-bound direction of Kapiolani Boulevard between University Avenue and Date Street. One lane will remain open for thru traffic both along Kapiolani Boulevard and onto Date Street;
  • Mauka-bound traffic on Kamoku Street between Hihiwai Street and Kapiolani Boulevard may be diverted onto University Avenue;
  • There will be no left turn onto Kapiolani Boulevard from the mauka-bound direction of Kamoku Street;
  • Closure of the left turn only lane on Date Street, Ewa-bound, between Kapiolani Boulevard and Laau Street; and
  • Closure of the right turn lane of Date Street, Diamond Head-bound onto Kamoku Street, between Kapiolani Boulevard and University Avenue.  Traffic will be directed via Kapiolani Boulevard and University Avenue to access Kamoku Street.

Monday, April 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

·         Closure of the left and center Ewa-bound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard between Wiliwili Street and McCully Street;

·         Closure of the left and center Diamond Head-bound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard between McCully Street and Wiliwili Street;

·         Closure of the two center lanes in the Diamond Head-bound direction of Kapiolani Boulevard between University Avenue and Date Street. One lane will remain open for thru traffic both along Kapiolani Boulevard and onto Date Street;

·         The left Ewa-bound lane of Kapiolani Boulevard between Date Street and University Avenue will be used as a contra-flow lane to allow for an additional Diamond Head-bound lane;

·         Mauka-bound traffic on Kamoku Street between Hihiwai Street and Kapiolani Boulevard may be diverted onto University Avenue;

·         There will be no left or right turn onto Kapiolani Boulevard from the mauka-bound direction of Kamoku Street. Mauka-bound traffic on Kamoku Street will only be allowed to turn right onto Date Street;

·         Closure of the left turn only lane on Date Street, Ewa-bound, between Kapiolani Boulevard and Laau Street; and

·         Closure of the right turn lane of Date Street, Diamond Head-bound onto Kamoku Street, between Kapiolani Boulevard and University Avenue.  Traffic will be directed via Kapiolani Boulevard and University Avenue to access Kamoku Street.

Tuesday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

·         Closure of the left and center Diamond Head-bound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard between McCully Street and Wiliwili Street;

·         Closure of the two center lanes in the Diamond Head-bound direction of Kapiolani Boulevard between University Avenue and Date Street. One lane will remain open for thru traffic both along Kapiolani Boulevard and onto Date Street;

·         The left Ewa-bound lane of Kapiolani Boulevard between Date Street and University Avenue will be used as a contra-flow lane to allow for an additional Diamond Head-bound lane;

·         Mauka-bound traffic on Kamoku Street between Hihiwai Street and Kapiolani Boulevard may be diverted onto University Avenue;

·         There will be no left or right turn onto Kapiolani Boulevard from the mauka-bound direction of Kamoku Street. Mauka-bound traffic on Kamoku Street will only be allowed to turn right onto Date Street;

·         Closure of the left turn only lane on Date Street, Ewa-bound, between Kapiolani Boulevard and Laau Street; and

·         Closure of the right turn lane of Date Street, Diamond Head-bound onto Kamoku Street, between Kapiolani Boulevard and University Avenue.  Traffic will be directed via Kapiolani Boulevard and University Avenue to access Kamoku Street.

Thursday, April 7, and Friday, April 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

·         Roving lane closures at the Kapiolani Boulevard and McCully Street intersection;

·         Closure of the two center lanes in the Diamond Head-bound direction of Kapiolani Boulevard between University Avenue and Date Street. One lane will remain open for thru traffic both along Kapiolani Boulevard and onto Date Street;

·         The left Ewa-bound lane of Kapiolani Boulevard between Date Street and University Avenue will be used as a contra-flow lane to allow for an additional Diamond Head-bound lane;

·         Mauka-bound traffic on Kamoku Street between Hihiwai Street and Kapiolani Boulevard may be diverted onto University Avenue;

·         There will be no left or right turn onto Kapiolani Boulevard from the mauka-bound direction of Kamoku Street. Mauka-bound traffic on Kamoku Street will only be allowed to turn right onto Date Street;

·         Closure of the left turn only lane on Date Street, Ewa-bound, between Kapiolani Boulevard and Laau Street; and

Closure of the right turn lane of Date Street, Diamond Head-bound onto Kamoku Street, between Kapiolani Boulevard and University Avenue. Traffic will be directed via Kapiolani Boulevard and University Avenue to access Kamoku Street.

Friday, April 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Roving lane closures in both the Ewa-bound and Diamond Head-bound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard between University Avenue and Kaaha Street;
  • Roving lane closures in the Diamond Head-bound lanes of Date Street between University Avenue and Kamoku Street; and
  • No left turn onto Date Street from Kamoku Street.

Monday, April 25, and Tuesday, April 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

·         No right turn onto Date Street from the Ewa-bound direction of Kapiolani Boulevard;

·         Closure of the right Ewa-bound lane of Date Street between Laau Street and Kapiolani Boulevard; and

·         No left turn onto Date Street from the mauka-bound direction of Kamoku Street.

 

Wednesday, April 27, to Friday, April 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

·         The left Diamond Head-bound lane of Date Street between Kapiolani Boulevard and Laau Street, will be used as a contra-flow lane to allow for an additional Ewa-bound lane through the Kapiolani Boulevard and Date Street intersection;

·         Closure of the two center Diamond Head-bound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard between University Avenue and Date Street; and

·         No right turn onto Kapiolani Boulevard from the mauka-bound direction of Kamoku Street.

Wednesday, April 27, to Friday, April 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • The left Diamond Head-bound lane of Date Street between Kapiolani Boulevard and Laau Street, will be used as a contra-flow lane to allow for an additional Ewa-bound lane through the Kapiolani Boulevard and Date Street intersection;
  • Closure of the two center Diamond Head-bound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard between University Avenue and Date Street; and
  • No right turn onto Kapiolani Boulevard from the mauka-bound direction of Kamoku Street.

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