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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is advising motorists of eastbound weekend lane closures on the H1 Freeway Airport Viaduct beginning Friday night, May 2, at 9 p.m., and continuing until 7 a.m., Sunday morning, May 4. Drivers should note that traffic patterns will be changing as work progresses and speeds are reduced ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the following Safe Routes To School (SRTS) grant awards. Applications were received and grants awarded in each county statewide. Applications for these projects were submitted during HDOT’s third round call for applications for SRTS federal funds provided by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient ...
Read More .2 Million in Safe Routes to School Grants Awarded

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be holding statewide public informational meetings to discuss the draft of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Fiscal Years 2015-2018. The STIP is a four-year plan that identifies state and county transportation projects to be funded, in part, with Federal Highway and Transit Funds. These ...
Read More Public Informational Meetings Scheduled for Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

KAHULUI – The state Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Kahului and Wailuku residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to runway rehabilitation work on Taxiway A at Kahului Airport. Repairs will require night flights to use Runway 5-23, which requires flying over Kahului and Wailuku. Construction is expected to begin ...
Read More Taxiway Construction To Begin April 30 At Kahului Airport

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division is soliciting public comments on the draft Statewide Federal-Aid Highways 2035 Transportation Plan (Plan) through Friday, May 2, 2014. The Plan is a long-range multimodal land transportation plan that will guide land transportation policies and programs within the state. It also provides an opportunity for ...
Read More Draft Statewide Federal-Aid Highways 2035 Transportation Plan Accepting Comments from Community

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce that the end is sight for the completion of the $42 million H1 Freeway Rehabilitation Project, which is on schedule for a July 2014 finish.  In order to facilitate the timely completion, and as is allowed by contract, full nighttime lane closures will ...
Read More Final Phase of H-1 Freeway Rehab Requires Full Nighttime Closures

HONOLULU – A new exhibit entitled “Celebrating Our Local Heroes” was dedicated today at the Honolulu International Airport honoring the late US Senator Daniel K. Inouye and the late Hawaii sports legend Wally Yonamine.  Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui joined Mrs. Irene Hirano-Inouye, widow of Senator Inouye, and Mr. Paul Yonamine, son of Mr. Yonamine, to ...
Read More “Celebrating our Local Heroes” Exhibit Dedicated at Honolulu International Airport

HONOLULU – Beginning May 1, 2014, the cost of a state identification card and the documents required to obtain a driver’s license will change. State ID’s will cost $32.00 in Kauai County and $40.00 in Honolulu, Maui and Hawaii counties. The state ID is good for 8 years, and a duplicate will cost $7 in ...
Read More Changes in State Identification Card and Driver’s License Application Process

HONOLULU – End distracted driving before it ends you.  That’s the message the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) wants to share with Hawaii’s drivers.  As part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) “National Distracted Driving Awareness Month,” HDOT, along with the four county police departments and community partners, is stepping up enforcement and ...
Read More State Department of Transportation Reminds Hawaii Drivers Not To Drive Distracted

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Highways Division, continues its goal of resurfacing and improving the state’s major highway corridors.  A $15.6 million project to repair damaged sections of the H-1 Freeway Airport Viaduct begins this Saturday, April 5, 2014.  Approximately 94,000 square feet of concrete deck will be replaced by removing weakened ...
Read More H-1 Freeway Airport Viaduct Deck Repair Project Begins Saturday