Highways News

HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie today proclaimed the month of April “Distracted Driving Awareness Month” in Hawaii, thereby announcing a month-long distracted driving awareness campaign throughout the state. This is the first time that the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is participating in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month effort.  ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pearl City/Waimalu Off-Ramp (Exit 10) and the Waipahu Off-Ramp (Exit 8B) on Sunday, March 17, at 9 a.m., through Monday morning, March 18, at 5 a.m., for viaduct deck repairs. Two left ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of multiple lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pearl City/Waimalu Off-Ramp (Exit 10) and the Waipahu Off-Ramp (Exit 8B) on Sunday, March 3, through Monday morning, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 a.m., for viaduct deck repairs. Two ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of temporary modifications to traffic patterns over the Karsten Thot Bridge in Wahiawa on the following Thursdays: February 14 and February 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., daily. One lane will be closed and traffic will be controlled by flaggers.  Through traffic will be ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists that two left lanes will be closed on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pearl City/Waimalu Off-Ramp (Exit 10) and the Waipahu Off-Ramp (Exit 8B) on Sunday, February 10, through Monday morning, February 11, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., for viaduct ...
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The state Department of Transportation is advising motorists and pedestrians of lane and sidewalk closures on Liliha Street between North King Street and Vineyard Boulevard beginning Monday, February 4, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The project involves the installation of a traffic signal at Liliha and Kukui Streets and additional ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation (DOT) invites the public and all interested parties to a public information meeting regarding the proposed rehabilitation of the H-1 Freeway, from Middle Street to the vicinity of Ward Avenue, on Wednesday, February 6, at 6 p.m., at the Farrington High School Cafeteria, 1564 North King Street, Honolulu, ...
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Two left lanes will be closed on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pearl City/Waimalu Off-Ramp (Exit 10) and the Waipahu Off-Ramp (Exit 8B) on the following Sundays: Jan. 13 and Feb. 10. The two left lanes will be closed from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., for continuing repairs that include concrete demolition and pouring of new concrete. A third lane will be closed from 6:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Two left lanes in the eastbound direction will also be closed from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

All interested parties are invited to a public informational meeting regarding planned improvements at the Keaau-Pahoa Road and Old Government Road intersection in Pahoa. The meeting is scheduled for Wed., Jan. 16, at 6 p.m., at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility, located at 15-3022 Kauhale Street. The intent of the project is to improve safety and traffic flow by converting the existing T-intersection into a single-lane modern roundabout.

The Hawaii State Identification Card program will be transferring from the responsibility of the Department of the Attorney General to the DOT, and will be administered by Honolulu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai counties, beginning Wed., Jan. 2, 2013.