Highways Posts

HONOLULU – Governor David Ige and the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) kicked off the state’s 7th annual Pedestrian Safety Month with a proclamation signing at the State Capitol today. The only state in the nation with a month dedicated to pedestrian safety, Hawaii’s campaign aims to create heightened awareness of pedestrian safety, with the ...
Read More HDOT launches 7th annual statewide Pedestrian Safety Month

HANA – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises motorists that Hana Highway (Route 360) will be closed in both directions in the vicinity of Mile Marker 13, on Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 through Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., nightly, for slope stabilization work. Crews will be excavating loose material ...
Read More Hana Highway to close for nighttime slope stabilization work

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that the 24/7 lane closure on the Paumalu Stream Bridge has been removed as of Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The Paumalu Stream Bridge on Kamehameha Highway is located between Paumalu Place and Ke Nui Road, near Sunset Beach. HDOT began repairing the Paumalu Stream ...
Read More Paumalu Stream Bridge 24/7 lane closure lifted, daily lane closures scheduled

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be making improvements to the Zipper Lane in order to add a second lane for drivers. This project follows Governor David Ige’s directive to make operational improvements that can be implemented quickly and enhance efficiency of the highway system. Crews will make adjustments to widen the ...
Read More Zipper lane work to improve traffic congestion during peak hours, lane closures required

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that two northbound lanes will be closed on Liliha Street between North King Street and the H-1 Freeway eastbound on-ramp beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, July 15, 2016 through 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2016 as part of the Liliha Street Rehabilitation ...
Read More Weekend lane closures on Liliha Street scheduled to begin Friday, July 15

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the Likelike Highway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction between Kahekili Highway and Valley View Drive from 7 p.m. on Saturday night, July 16, through 7 a.m. on Sunday morning, July 17, for routine tunnel maintenance and cleaning. Electronic message boards will ...
Read More Likelike Highway Honolulu-bound closed Saturday night, July 16, for tunnel maintenance

The editorial piece “DOT must explain road priorities” published in the Honolulu Star Advertiser Friday, July 8, 2016 contained highly inaccurate information. HDOT understands people are concerned about postponing large capacity projects. However, building new and expensive roads does not make sense if the State does not have the money to maintain the roads it ...
Read More HDOT responds to a Honolulu Star Advertiser editorial

KAHULUI — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is proud to announce that the Design-Build contract for the Lahaina Bypass 1B-2 phase, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration – Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD), has been awarded to Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc., Honolulu, HI. The awarded contract amount of $38.6 million includes ...
Read More Contract awarded for the Lahaina Bypass 1B-2 Phase project

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies motorists that High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane hours are being extended 30 minutes for the following routes: · H-1 Freeway eastbound (HOV, Waiawa Interchange to Keehi Interchange) · H-1 Freeway eastbound (Zip lane, Managers Drive overpass to Keehi Interchange) · H-1 Freeway eastbound (shoulder express lane ...
Read More HOV hours extended for specific routes, other HOV lanes converted to single occupancy

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that two southbound lanes will be closed on Liliha Street between North School Street and North King Street beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016 through 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2016 as part of the Liliha Street Rehabilitation project. Special ...
Read More Weekend lane closures on Liliha Street scheduled to begin Friday, June 24