Highways News

KAHULUI – The Kahoma Stream Bridge in Lahaina, part of the Honoapiilani Highway Realignment Project, also known as the “Lahaina Bypass,” received the 2013 Overall Grand Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Hawaii Section, at a ceremony this past weekend.  The ASCE Hawaii Section annually recognizes an exemplary civil ...
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HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii’s enhanced requirements for Driver’s Licenses and State Identification Cards have been deemed as fully compliant with the Real ID Act of 2005, following a review and certification by the Department of Homeland Security.  New identification requirements to prove “Legal Presence,” confirming that a person is either a U.S. citizen ...
Read More Hawaii Fully Compliant With Real ID Standards For Drivers Licenses, State Identification Cards

HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation would like the public to be aware, plan and prepare, for a one-year rehabilitation project of the H-1 Freeway from Middle Street to the vicinity of Ward Avenue.  The first two nights of the project, Sunday, September 22, and Monday, September 23, will involve a full freeway closure ...
Read More H-1 Freeway Rehabilitation Project Begins September 22, Full Freeway Closures First Two Nights

KONA – On what would have been the late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye’s 89th birthday, a highway named in his honor has opened to bridge East and West Hawaii. The Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT) today opened the newest section of the former Hawaii Saddle Road, a nine-mile portion from Mile Post 42 to the ...
Read More Saddle Road Renamed “Daniel K. Inouye Highway,” Realignment To Mamalahoa Highway Opens

KEAAU-PAHOA — The state Department of Transportation advises Hawaii motorists of upcoming lane shifts and temporary closures on Keaau-Pahoa Road (Route 130) between mile post 2.0 and 4.1 beginning on Monday, August 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., for the duration of the Keaau-Pahoa Road Shoulder Lane conversion project. The project spans from Keaau ...
Read More Keaau-Pahoa Shoulder Lane Conversion Project Scheduled on Monday, August 26

HONOLULU — As part of the annual “Beat the School Jam” campaign, the state Department of Transportation (DOT) announced today plans to postpone construction-related lane closures during daylight hours on major highways on Monday, August 26, through Friday, August 30, to alleviate traffic congestion during the week when approximately 51,900 university, college, and private school ...
Read More DOT Launches Annual “Beat The School Jam” Campaign, Go Akamai Mobile App

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of multiple H-1 Freeway lane and ramp closures in the westbound direction nightly from 8:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. for pavement resurfacing at the following locations and times: Monday night, August 19, through Tuesday morning, August 20Two rightmost lanes will be closed from the Punahou ...
Read More H-1 Freeway Westbound Nighttime Lane & Ramp Closures From Punahou Street To Pali Highway

  HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation (HDOT), Highways Division, will be holding a public informational meeting to discuss the PM Contraflow Lane Phase 2 and the Pearl City and Waimalu Viaduct Improvements, Phase 1. This meeting will be focusing on the H-1 westbound roadwork. Representatives for the HDOT, Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, and ...
Read More Public Informational Meeting Scheduled for the PM Contraflow Lane, Phase 2

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises the public that the state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Office, located at 99-501 Salt Lake Boulevard, will be closed on August 29, 2013, due to the University of Hawaii vs. USC football game. No commercial motor vehicle and motorcycle operator skills testing will be conducted, and license ...
Read More State Commercial Drivers License Office Closed on August 29

HONOLULU – This week the state Department of Transportation is working to reconfigure lane closures for the H-1 Freeway Pearl City Deck Repairs to help improve traffic flow. Currently the repairs and closures are in the west-bound right lanes of the H-1 Freeway near Pearl City. Monday through Wednesday of this week the closures are ...
Read More Traffic Update: H-1 Freeway Pearl City Viaduct Deck Repairs