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HILO – A blessing ceremony was held this morning by the state Department for Transportation (DOT) for the Hilo Harbor Kumau Street Entrance Improvements Project.   The $3.4 million project will widen Kumau Street from two lanes to four lanes and modify the intersection of Kumau Street and Kalanianaole Street to improve safety and relieve ...
Read More Hilo Harbor Kumau Street Entrance Improvements Project Begins Work

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of multiple lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in the eastbound direction between the H-1/H-2 Merge and the Kaahumanu Street Overpass, for viaduct deck repairs and improvements. Two right lanes will be closed on Sunday, January 12, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Three right ...
Read More H-1 Freeway Lane Closures for Pearl City Viaduct Improvements on Sunday

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists that the H-1 Freeway westbound Palama Street Off-Ramp (Exit 20C) will be closed from 11 p.m. tonight, Thursday night, December 19, through 1 a.m. on Friday morning, December 20, for emergency repairs to a damaged crash attenuator adjacent to the exit lane.  During these hours, ...
Read More H-1 Freeway Westbound Palama Street Off-Ramp And Single Lane Closure For Emergency Repairs Tonight 12/19

Honolulu – Gov. Neil Abercrombie unveiled an unprecedented energy efficiency program for the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Airports Division that will cut energy use by 49 percent, saving at least $518 million in energy costs over the next 20 years. The airports will be modernized with the latest in energy-efficient and green technology, providing a ...
Read More Airports to Go Green, Reduce Energy Costs by 8 Million

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