Highways Posts

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the opening of a shoulder which will be used as a lane of travel during the morning commute hours. The new shoulder lane is on the H-1 Freeway eastbound and begins after the Kualakai Parkway on-ramp to the Kunia/Waipahu/Ewa off-ramp (Exit 5). The ...
Read More New shoulder lane on H-1 Freeway eastbound will benefit Leeward Oahu commuters

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that Likelike Highway will be closed in the Kaneohe-bound direction between Valley View Drive and Kahekili Highway from 7 p.m. on Saturday night, Aug. 13, through 7 a.m. on Sunday morning, Aug. 14, for routine tunnel maintenance and cleaning. Electronic message boards will be ...
Read More Likelike Highway Kaneohe-bound closed Saturday night, Aug. 13, for tunnel maintenance

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the new contraflow initiative on Farrington Highway in Nanakuli is scheduled to open Aug. 10, 2016. The pilot initiative aims to add an additional lane of capacity in the westbound direction during the busy afternoon commute between 3:30 – 7 p.m., Monday through ...
Read More New Farrington Highway Contraflow lane to help ease Leeward Oahu traffic

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