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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 ...
Read More Hawaii Fully Compliant With Real ID Standards For Drivers Licenses, State Identification Cards

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 ...
Read More Saddle Road Renamed “Daniel K. Inouye Highway,” Realignment To Mamalahoa Highway Opened

HONOLULU — As part of the annual “Beat the School Jam” campaign, the state Department of Transportation (DOT) announced today plans to postpone construction-related lane closures during daylight hours on major highways on Monday, August 26, through Friday, August 30, to alleviate traffic congestion during the week when approximately 51,900 university, college, and private school ...
Read More DOT Launches Annual “Beat The School Jam” Campaign, Go Akamai Mobile App

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists of multiple H-1 Freeway lane and ramp closures in the westbound direction nightly from 8:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. for pavement resurfacing at the following locations and times: Monday night, August 19, through Tuesday morning, August 20Two rightmost lanes will be closed from the Punahou ...
Read More H-1 Freeway Westbound Nighttime Lane & Ramp Closures From Punahou Street To Pali Highway

HONOLULU – This week the state Department of Transportation is working to reconfigure lane closures for the H-1 Freeway Pearl City Deck Repairs to help improve traffic flow. Currently the repairs and closures are in the west-bound right lanes of the H-1 Freeway near Pearl City. Monday through Wednesday of this week the closures are ...
Read More Traffic Update: H-1 Freeway Pearl City Viaduct Deck Repairs

HONOLULU – Governor Neil Abercrombie and the state Department of Transportation (DOT) kicked off Hawaii’s 4th annual Pedestrian Safety Month today with a proclamation signing at the state capitol. DOT’s Walk Wise Hawaii program is bringing together public partners such as the City & County of Honolulu’s Department of Transportation Services and all four county ...
Read More Hawaii Launches 4th Annual Statewide Pedestrian Safety Month

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists that Kalanianaole Highway will be closed in both directions from Lunalilo Home Road to Kealahou Street on Monday night, August 12, through Friday morning, August 16, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., nightly, for guardrail repairs.  Motorists are advised to use Lunalilo Home Road, Hawaii ...
Read More Kalanianaole Highway Nighttime Closures Near Hanauma Bay Scheduled August 12-16

HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation (HDOT), Highways Division, will be holding a public informational meeting to discuss the findings of a traffic study analyzing existing traffic conditions in the Mililani Mauka area, specifically at the H-2 Freeway Mililani Interchange.    As part of the assessment process, a public informational meeting is scheduled at the ...
Read More Public Informational Meeting Scheduled for H-2 Freeway Mililani Interchange Traffic Study

HONOLULU – The popular Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) program, launched back in 2009 by the state Department of Transportation (DOT), will be expanding its coverage on the H-1 Freeway eastward to Ainakoa Avenue in Waialae beginning Monday, July 1, 2013.  This expansion will provide an additional three miles of coverage area from the current end ...
Read More Freeway Service Patrol To Expand H-1 Coverage East To Ainakoa Avenue