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HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation advises Hawaii Island motorists of a detour around the Umauma Stream Bridge on state Route 19 (Mamalahoa Highway) due to the approach of Hurricane Iselle.  At noon today, Thursday, August 7, the bridge will be closed.  Barricades will be set up for the detour at Kauniho Road on ...
Read More Umauma Stream Bridge Closed As A Precaution Due To Iselle

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is preparing its personnel, equipment and assets for possible impact and clean-up response activities in anticipation of the arrival of Iselle and Julio. Currently all state airports and highways remain open. If state airports and highways are impacted by the storms, information regarding closures and re-openings will ...
Read More HDOT Prepares For Arrival Of Iselle, Julio

HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation reminds Oahu motorists that three right lanes will be closed on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pearl City/Waimalu Off-Ramp (Exit 10) and the Waipahu Off-Ramp (Exit 8B) on Wednesday night, August 6, through Friday morning, August 8, from 7:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., nightly, ...
Read More Traffic Reminder: Nighttime H-1 Freeway and Kamehameha Highway Westbound Lane Closures this Week

HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation reminds Oahu motorists that three right lanes will be closed on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pearl City/Waimalu Off-Ramp (Exit 10) and the Waipahu Off-Ramp (Exit 8B) on Wednesday night, August 6, through Friday morning, August 8, from 7:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., nightly, ...
Read More Traffic Reminder: Nghttime H-1 Freeway and Kamehameha Highway Westbound Lane Closures this Week

KAHULUI  – The Hawaii Department of Transportation’s public informational meeting, previously scheduled this Thursday, August 7, in Kahului, to discuss the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) has been cancelled in anticipation of severe weather conditions generated by the approaching Hurricane Iselle. Interested parties are encouraged to attend other public meetings scheduled on Maui on Tuesday ...
Read More Kahului Public Informational Meeting For Statewide Transportation Improvement Program Cancelled

HONOLULU — On July 29, 2014, the State of Hawaii successfully sold nearly $164 million in Highway Revenue Bonds while securing the lowest interest rate for refinancing in the history of the state’s Highway Revenue Bond Program. Approximately $120 million of the sale proceeds will be used to fund various highway projects, and more than ...
Read More State Highway Bonds Sale Secures 4 Million, Saves Hawaii Taxpayers Over Million

HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie and the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) celebrated the substantial completion of the H-1 Freeway Rehabilitation Project at a dedication ceremony this morning at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, overlooking the freeway. The project reconstructed and resurfaced one of the most heavily traveled corridors in the state and added an extra ...
Read More Completion of H-1 Freeway Rehabilitation Project Provides Improved Commute for Oahu Motorists

HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie and the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) celebrated the substantial completion of the H-1 Freeway Rehabilitation Project at a dedication ceremony this morning at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, overlooking the freeway. The project reconstructed and resurfaced one of the most heavily traveled corridors in the state and added an extra ...
Read More Completion of H-1 Freeway Rehabilitation Project Provides Improved Commute For Oahu Motorists

HONOLULU –Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT) Interim Director Ford Fuchigami joined the state’s Walk Wise Hawaii partners today in Executive Chambers to kick off the 5th annual Pedestrian Safety Month in Hawaii. Hawaii is the only state in the nation with a statewide pedestrian safety month, and the launch included a ...
Read More Hawaii Launches 5th Annual Statewide ‘Pedestrian Safety Month’

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation will be holding its second round of statewide public informational meetings to discuss the fiscally constrained draft of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Fiscal Years 2015-2018 (+2). The STIP is a four-year plan that identifies state and county transportation projects to be funded, in part, with ...
Read More Second Round of Public Informational Meetings Scheduled for Statewide Transportation Improvement Program