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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce that the end is sight for the completion of the $42 million H1 Freeway Rehabilitation Project, which is on schedule for a July 2014 finish. In order to facilitate the timely completion, and as is allowed by contract, full nighttime lane closures will ...
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HONOLULU – Beginning May 1, 2014, the cost of a state identification card and the documents required to obtain a driver’s license will change. State ID’s will cost $32.00 in Kauai County and $40.00 in Honolulu, Maui and Hawaii counties. The state ID is good for 8 years, and a duplicate will cost $7 in ...
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HONOLULU – End distracted driving before it ends you. That’s the message the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) wants to share with Hawaii’s drivers. As part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) “National Distracted Driving Awareness Month,” HDOT, along with the four county police departments and community partners, is stepping up enforcement and ...
Read More State Department of Transportation Reminds Hawaii Drivers Not To Drive Distracted

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Highways Division, continues its goal of resurfacing and improving the state’s major highway corridors. A $15.6 million project to repair damaged sections of the H-1 Freeway Airport Viaduct begins this Saturday, April 5, 2014. Approximately 94,000 square feet of concrete deck will be replaced by removing weakened ...
Read More H-1 Freeway Airport Viaduct Deck Repair Project Begins Saturday

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pearl City/Waimalu Off-Ramp (Exit 10) and the H-1/H-2 Split from 7:30 p.m. Thursday night, March 27, through 4:30 a.m., Friday morning, March 28, for Pearl City Viaduct deck repairs. Motorists are advised ...
Read More Nighttime H-1 Freeway Lane Closures from Pearl City to Waipahu on Thursday

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in both directions between the Managers Drive Overpass and the Kaahumanu Street Overpass, for viaduct deck repairs. Work on Sundays will be scheduled over the next three weeks on March 23, March 30 and April 6. Daytime: Three ...
Read More SUNDAY H-1 FREEWAY LANE CLOSURES ON THE PEARL CITY VIADUCT FOR DECK REPAIRS

HONOLULU – Beginning Monday March 3, 2014, the road test portions of the Commercial Driver License (CDL) test and the Motorcycle Driver License skills test will be moving to a temporary location at the Hawaii Department of Transportation’s Kaneohe Baseyard.  The last day for the CDL road tests at the current Salt Lake Blvd. location ...
Read More Oahu Commercial Driver License Road Test & Motorcycle Skills Test Moving To New Temporary Location

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation (DOT), the City & County of Honolulu, along with Maui, Hawaii and Kauai Counties announce that beginning Monday, March 17, 2014, the state driver license exam will be available in a variety of languages.  In addition to English, twelve languages are being offered to better serve our diverse ...
Read More Drivers License Exams To Be Offered In Multiple Languages Starting March 17

Honolulu – The Hawaii Department of Transportation is honored to be selected for the 2014 National Planning Excellence Award for Transportation Planning by the American Planning Association.  HDOT’s Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan was chosen as part of the best planning efforts that create communities of lasting value. Hawaii’s Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan prioritizes pedestrian safety, ...
Read More HDOT Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan Receives National Award

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