‘Project Next’ production to shut down streets in downtown Honolulu

Downtown Honolulu streets will be closed again this weekend for the “Project Next” television production.

Between 5 a.m.-8 a.m. Sunday, sections of Bishop Street and Merchant Street will be closed in stages for the last of two planned filming days.

Contraflow lanes and local traffic only will be provided to allow residents and businesses access to affected garages on Bishop Street between Beretania and South King and on Merchant Street between Bethel and Alakea.

Lane closures to support the filming will occur on S. King Street and on Queen Street near Bishop Street. Those streets will remain open to vehicular traffic throughout the day.

Bethel and Alakea streets will be unaffected and also remain open throughout the day.

The Bishop Street closure will be reduced at approximately noon, opening the street to normal traffic flow up to King St. A closure until 8 p.m. will be in effect on Bishop Street between King and Queen. Motorists will be diverted to King Street while the smaller closure between King and Queen is in effect.

TheBus routes 4, 6, 55, 56, 57, 57A, 65, and E will be routed off of Bishop Street to Nuuanu Avenue for the day.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible, take alternate routes and anticipate delays.

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