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HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation (DOT) received an award for excellence from the Hawaii Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) for its Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan.  The Plan identifies the most critical needs of the state’s highway system infrastructure, including safety improvements or repairs, and will provide guidance for future projects to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation is moving forward with $750 million dollars in improvements part of Governor Neil Abercrombie’s  New Day Work Projects at the Honolulu International Airport.  A blessing and groundbreaking ceremony was held today for the first of three projects that include the demolition of the Aloha Air Cargo building, a ...
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KAPOLEI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation, Harbors Division (DOT-H), will be holding a public informational meeting to discuss the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the planned development of Kalaeloa Barbers Point Harbor’s Fuel Pier at the following location and time.   Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 6 p.m. Department of Hawaiian Home Land Hale ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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