Highways News

Honolulu – The Hawaii Department of Transportation is honored to be selected for the 2014 National Planning Excellence Award for Transportation Planning by the American Planning Association.  HDOT’s Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan was chosen as part of the best planning efforts that create communities of lasting value. Hawaii’s Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan prioritizes pedestrian safety, ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of multiple lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in the eastbound direction between the H-1/H-2 Merge and the Kaahumanu Street Overpass, for viaduct deck repairs and improvements. Two right lanes will be closed on Sunday, January 12, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Three right ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists that the H-1 Freeway westbound Palama Street Off-Ramp (Exit 20C) will be closed from 11 p.m. tonight, Thursday night, December 19, through 1 a.m. on Friday morning, December 20, for emergency repairs to a damaged crash attenuator adjacent to the exit lane.  During these hours, ...
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LAHAINA — Gov. Neil Abercrombie and representatives of the Hawaii State Department of Transportation (DOT) today joined members of the community on Maui to dedicate and open the second phase of the Lahaina Bypass Highway. The second phase, which is officially known as the Honoapiilani Highway Realignment, Phase 1B-1, stretches for 1.7 miles from Lahainaluna ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises the public that the state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Office, located at 99-501Salt Lake Boulevard, will be closed on December 24, 2013, due to the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl Game. No commercial motor vehicle or motorcycle operator skills testing will be conducted, and license transactions will not be ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists that overheight vehicle detectors and signals on Likelike Highway, in the Kaneohe-bound direction approaching the Wilson Tunnel, are currently out of operation.  Two automated signs on the roadside detect vehicles taller than the 11.5-foot height clearance of the Wilson Tunnels and provide a flashing warning ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation (DOT) advises Oahu motorists of daytime lane closures on the H-1 Freeway on the week of December 9, in addition to regularly scheduled nightly closures, at the following locations and times: Monday, December 9, and Tuesday, December 10 Daywork: EASTBOUND:  Two right lanes will be closed from the ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of multiple lane closures on Kamehameha Highway in both directions between the H-2 Freeway Overpass and Olive Avenue on Mondays through Fridays, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., daily, for lane pattern modifications.  Work will begin Monday, December 2, and is anticipated to end on ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises motorists that major highway construction projects on Oahu will be postponed during the holiday season. Except for emergency situations, lane closures will not be scheduled on Thanksgiving Weekend, on Thursday, November 28, through Saturday, November 30, and during the Christmas season, on Friday, December 13, through Wednesday, ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation working in cooperation with the county Departments of Motor Vehicles announces expanded character limits for Hawaii Driver’s Licenses and State Identification Cards.  The change went into effect earlier this month to conform with new national standards. Driver’s Licenses and State ID cards will now provide space for names ...
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