Highways News

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 ...
Read More Second Phase of Lahaina Bypass Highway Opens

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 ...
Read More State Commercial Drivers License Office Closed on December 24

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 ...
Read More Likelike Highway Overheight Detector Signs Out Of Operation Near Kaneohe-Bound Wilson Tunnel

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 ...
Read More H-1 Freeway Lane Closures Between Waipahu and Halawa on December 9 – 13

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 ...
Read More Northbound Kamehameha Highway Lane Modification Work In Wahiawa Begins Monday

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, ...
Read More Most State Highway Construction to be Postponed for Thanksgiving Weekend and Holiday Season

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 ...
Read More Expanded Character Limits Established for Driver’s License & State ID Cards

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation’s (DOT) southbound Fort Weaver Road restriping project increases traffic capacity and allows for better traffic flow.  The half-mile restriping project from the H-1 Freeway to Laulaunui Street was finished earlier this week with total completion time of less than three weeks. The lanes were reconfigured to add a ...
Read More Fort Weaver Road Restriping Project Addresses Traffic Congestion

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of a single-day full road closure on Kalanianaole Highway between the Koko Head Shooting Range Complex and the Halona Blowhole Lookout on Tuesday, November 19, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., for the Ihiihilauakea Bridge repairs. Motorists are advised to use Kealahou Street and Lunalilo ...
Read More Full Road Closure for the Ihiihilauakea Bridge on Tuesday, November 19

KAHULUI — The state Department of Transportation, Highways Division broke ground on the Kahului Airport Access Road, Phase 1, on Friday, November 8, 2013.  A small ceremony was held to bless and kick-off the project this morning. The Kahului Airport Access Road, in conjunction with an HDOT Airport’s Division project for the Airport Loop Road, ...
Read More Kahului Airport Access Road, Phase 1