Highways Posts

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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KAHULUI — The state Department of Transportation, Highways Division broke ground on the Kahului Airport Access Road, Phase 1, on Friday, November 8, 2013.  A small ceremony was held to bless and kick-off the project this morning. The Kahului Airport Access Road, in conjunction with an HDOT Airport’s Division project for the Airport Loop Road, ...
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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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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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