Highways News

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

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 H-1/H-2 Split from 7:30 p.m. Thursday night, March 27, through 4:30 a.m., Friday morning, March 28, for Pearl City Viaduct deck repairs. Motorists are advised ...
Read More Nighttime H-1 Freeway Lane Closures from Pearl City to Waipahu on Thursday

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in both directions between the Managers Drive Overpass and the Kaahumanu Street Overpass, for viaduct deck repairs. Work on Sundays will be scheduled over the next three weeks on March 23, March 30 and April 6. Daytime: Three ...
Read More SUNDAY H-1 FREEWAY LANE CLOSURES ON THE PEARL CITY VIADUCT FOR DECK REPAIRS

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Highways Division, continues its goal of resurfacing and improving the state’s major highway corridors.  An $8.8 million project to resurface 10.5 lane miles of Vineyard Blvd from Palama Street to the H-1 Freeway On-Ramp is scheduled to begin during the last week of March, 2014.  Major improvements ...
Read More Vineyard Boulevard Resurfacing Project Begins Week of March 24

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation (DOT) Highways Division has completed repairs to the Ihiihilauakea Stream Bridge, located on Kalanianaole Highway between the Koko Head Shooting Range Complex and the Halona Blowhole Lookout.  Work began on October 7, 2013, and included the repair of cracks and spalls on the concrete bridge structure at an ...
Read More Ihiihilauakea Stream Bridge Repairs Completed On Kalanianaole Highway

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation reminds Oahu motorists of two right lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the H-1/H-2 Split and the Waikele/Waipahu Off-Ramp (Exit 7) on Monday night, March 10, through Friday Morning, March 14, from 7:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., nightly, for asphalt paving .  Work ...
Read More Nighttime H-1 Freeway Westbound Lane Closures Waipahu to Waikele This Week

HONOLULU — As the H1 Freeway Rehabilitation Project gets closer to completion, full freeway closures will be necessary.  The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises motorists of upcoming two weeks of nighttime full H1 freeway closures in the westbound direction from Vineyard Boulevard to Halona Street starting Sunday, March 16, at 8 p.m.  The closures ...
Read More Full Westbound Nighttime Closures Scheduled For H1 Freeway Rehabilitation Project

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation would like to notify motorists that the AM/FM rebroadcast system in the H-3 Freeway Tunnels have been repaired. This system was installed 20 years ago in 1995 so it will need to be fully replaced within a couple of years for continued reception.. The AM/FM rebroadcast system allows motorists ...
Read More AM/FM Rebroadcast System in the H-3 Tunnels Has Been Updated