Highways News

Free car seat check events to be held during National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 23-29 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), together with all four county police departments and child passenger safety advocates, launches National Child Passenger Safety Week, September 23-29. During Child Passenger Safety Week and year-round, Hawaii’s child passenger safety ...
Read More HDOT reminds caregivers to buckle up their keiki every trip, every time

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division advises the public that there will be a roving lane closure on Kamehameha Highway in both directions between Kilani Avenue and Whitmore Avenue near the Karsten Thot Bridge on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. Crews will utilize a roving closure ...
Read More Lane closure on Kamehameha Highway in Wahiawa on Saturday, September 22, for pothole patching

Project will also require closure of Halona Street Onramp and the Houghtailing Street Offramp from the H-1 Freeway nightly from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. beginning Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists of roadwork scheduled from Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 through Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 on ...
Read More Lane closures on the H-1 Freeway westbound near Houghtailing Street for guardrail and shoulder improvements project

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is saddened to report that 79 people have been killed in traffic related fatalities statewide in 2018. At the same time last year there were 72 fatalities. HDOT is encouraged by the fact that fewer motor vehicle occupants and bicyclists have been killed this year, however the ...
Read More Traffic fatalities reach 79 statewide

No major impacts were felt at Hawaii Airports and Harbors; Highways crews responded to approximately 30 events on Maui, Molokai, and Oahu between Sept. 11 and 13. HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides the following recap of impacts on state transportation infrastructure from the former Tropical Storm Olivia and thanks the various ...
Read More HDOT post-Olivia recap

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division advises the public that three lanes will be closed on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Aiea Heights Drive overpass and the Pearl City/Waimalu offramp (Exit 10) on the nights of Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 and Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 from 9 ...
Read More Lane closures on the westbound H-1 Freeway for joint repair work in Pearl City begins Tuesday night, September 18

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is informing the public of preparations it is taking in advance of possible weather impacts from Tropical Storm Olivia and encourages travelers to take the following actions: Airports In general, State of Hawaii airports will remain open unless there is damage to the runway or terminal facilities. ...
Read More HDOT continues preparations for Tropical Storm Olivia

KAHULUI – As the Tropical Storm Warning continues for Maui County, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is preparing for potential impacts to state routes on Maui and is focusing on prestaging plans for Hana Highway (Route 360). HDOT responded to over a dozen landslide and tree fall events on Hana Highway between Aug. 23 ...
Read More Hana Highway preparations for Tropical Storm Olivia

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is informing the public of preparations it is taking in advance of possible weather impacts from Tropical Storm Olivia and encourages travelers to take the following actions: Airports Air travelers with confirmed tickets for travel into or out of Hawaii airports are encouraged to check with their ...
Read More HDOT preparations for Tropical Cyclone Olivia

North and south bound traffic to be detoured to county route Papaikou Mill Road; vehicles weighing over 10 tons will need to find alternate route during the anticipated 3-hour closure.      HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will continue emergency repairs to Kapue Bridge on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in South Hilo ...
Read More Full closure of Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in Papaikou for emergency repairs to Kapue Bridge, Monday, September 10