Highways News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the H-1 Freeway Pearl City Viaduct improvements project is nearing completion as all deck widening has been completed. Remaining construction activities includes opening the last 1,000 feet of new lane on the eastern end of the Pearl City Interchange, restriping lines to connect ...
Read More HDOT update on the Pearl City Viaduct widening improvements project

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the Pali Highway will be closed in the Kailua-bound direction between Waokanaka Street and Kamehameha Highway from 7 p.m. on Saturday night, Oct. 17, to 7 a.m. on Sunday morning, Oct. 18, for routine tunnel cleaning and maintenance. Electronic message boards will be ...
Read More Pali Highway Kailua-bound lanes closed Saturday night for tunnel cleaning

The northbound lane will remain open to motorists as an alternating contraflow lane for traffic in both directions. HDOT maintenance crews will be assisting the flow of traffic during a 24-hour period until the closure is lifted. Traffic will be alternating in 5-minute intervals. During the closure, crews will perform slope scaling work as a ...
Read More 24-hour lane closure in Kaawalii Gulch for slope stabilization through Sunday, Oct. 11

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has completed its structural assessments and emergency repair designs for the Wilson Tunnel in the Honolulu-bound direction of the Likelike Highway. Damage to eight stainless steel rods which support the tunnel ceiling was discovered during a routine inspection on Sept. 25, 2015. To protect the health and ...
Read More HDOT expediting repairs to Honolulu-bound Wilson Tunnel

HONOLULU – Upon routine inspection, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) found deficiencies in the steel rods that help support the ceiling of the Honolulu-bound Wilson Tunnel on the Likelike Highway. HDOT has since closed the left lane and is working diligently to make the necessary repairs. Motorists are advised to drive cautiously through the ...
Read More Wilson Tunnel improvements Frequently Asked Questions as of 10-2-15

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) continues to perform structural assessments and finalize plans for repairs within the Wilson Tunnel in the Honolulu bound direction of the Likelike Highway. Damage to eight stainless steel rods which support the tunnel ceiling was discovered during a routine inspection on Sept. 25, 2015. To protect the ...
Read More HDOT to complete assessments and repair plans for Wilson Tunnel by Oct. 2

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Kauai motorists of 24/7 lane and intersection closures in the vicinity of Lihue starting on Monday, Sept. 28. These closures will occur for road paving as part of the Nawiliwili Road Improvements project. See below for lane closure details. Single lane closure on Nawiliwili Road in ...
Read More Lane closures in Lihue next week starting Monday, Sept. 28

HONOLULU – Committed to keeping Hawaii’s keiki safe when on our roadways, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), four county police departments, and child passenger safety advocates will participate in National Child Passenger Safety Week. During Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 13-19) and throughout the year, Hawaii’s child passenger safety technicians are dedicated to helping ...
Read More National child passenger safety week begins: Free statewide child safety seat checks

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the Pali Highway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction between Kamehameha Highway and Waokanaka Street from 7 p.m. on Saturday night, Sept. 12, to 7 a.m. on Sunday morning, Sept. 13, for routine tunnel cleaning and maintenance. Electronic message boards will be ...
Read More Pali Highway Honolulu-bound closure Saturday night for tunnel cleaning

KONA – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises motorists that as of Friday, Sept. 4, the truck escape ramp and drainage improvements of the Daniel K. Inouye Truck Escape Ramp project have been completed. The 1,600-foot-long escape ramp is fully functional and open to the public. It is located on Daniel K. Inouye Highway ...
Read More Truck escape ramp opens on Daniel K. Inouye Highway in Kona