GoAkamai Traffic Info
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The Hawaii Department of Transportation is responsible to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain State facilities in all modes of transportation, including air, water, and land. Coordination with other State, County, and Federal programs is maintained in order to achieve these objectives.
To provide a safe, efficient, accessible, and sustainable inter-modal transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, and enhances and/or preserves economic prosperity and the quality of life.
HDOT-Central Federal Lands Highways Division Partnership Projects
HDOT has partnered with the USDOT Central Federal Lands Highways Division (CFLHD) to deliver ten bridge and other highway improvement projects throughout the islands.
• Hilea Stream Bridge
• Ninole Stream Bridge
• Hanapepe River Bridge
• Bridge No. 7E
• Kapaa Stream Bridge & Mailihuna Int
• Wainiha Stream Bridges 1, 2, and 3
• Halona Street Bridge
• Hoolapa Stream Bridge (Nanahu)
• Kawela Stream Bridge
• Kipapa Stream Bridge (Roosevelt)
• Saddle Road East Side
• Saddle Road Extension
• Lahaina Bypass 1B-2
For additional details on each of these improvement projects click here.
Kalanianaole Highway Resurfacing Project
To receive email updates regarding the Kalanianaole Highway Resurfacing Project, email DOTPAO@hawaii.gov with your request, or call 587-2160. Please also follow us on Facebook and Twitter (DOTHawaii) for road work updates. You may also visit GoAkamai.com on your computer, or via the GoAkamai Mobile App, to view traffic cameras of the work zone area. You may view project FAQ’s here , and a map of the work zone area here.
Work has begun on the Kalanianaole Highway Resurfacing Project, a major New Day Work Project that, once complete, will provide a safe and smooth driving route for East Honolulu motorists. In addition to reconstruction and resurfacing of 21 lane miles of roadway from West Hind Drive to the vicinity of Hanauma Bay Road, the project will also including utility maintenance and upgrades, road marking installations, guardrail repairs, and landscaping and irrigation improvements.
Kamehameha Highway Resurfacing Project
To receive email updates regarding the Kamehameha Highway Resurfacing Project, email DOTPAO@hawaii.gov with your request, or call 587-2160. Please also follow us on Facebook and Twitter (DOTHawaii) for road work updates.
Work has begun on the Kamehameha Highway Resurfacing Project, a major New Day Work Project that, once complete, will provide a safe and smooth driving route for Central Oahu motorists. This project will repair 13.7 lane miles of roadway on Kamehameha Highway from the vicinity of Ka Uka Boulevard to the vicinity of Waihau Street. The existing roadway was last resurfaced in 1991, but has been maintained through a consistent maintenance program throughout the past 23 years. In addition to resurfacing and reconstruction, the project will include guardrail safety improvements, traffic signal safety modifications, pedestrian safety improvements, utility modifications, landscaping and new signage.
Airport Viaduct Deck Repair Project Map
Work has begun on the H-1 Freeway Airport Viaduct for approximately 94,000 square feet of concrete deck repairs. Weakened portions of the deck will be removed and replaced with a fast-setting concrete, and sealed with a concrete overlay. Roadwork also includes expansion joint repairs and pavement striping. The project, consisting primarily of weekend work, will preserve and prolong the life of the Airport Viaduct. Lanes under the Airport Viaduct on Nimitz Highway will be temporarily closed while deck demolition and reconstruction is happening above. For updated project information including lane closures, visit hidot.hawaii.gov, and follow our Facebook and Twitter social media channels.
Vineyard Boulevard Resurfacing Project
Work has begun on the Vineyard Boulevard Resurfacing Project between Palama Street to the H-1 Freeway On-Ramp. The project, which requires lane closures and primarily takes place between 8:30 – 3:30 p.m., will extend the life of the existing roadway, enhance driving safety and improve the surface condition of Vineyard Boulevard. Improvements will include reconstructing weakened pavement areas, replacing damaged curbs, gutters and sidewalks, installing new bus pads and loop detectors and replacing existing traffic signal heads with new, energy-efficient, LED optical units. For updated project information including lane closures, visit hidot.hawaii.gov, and follow our Facebook and Twitter social media channels.
H-1 Freeway Westbound Improvements
Work is underway to rebuild deteriorated parts of the H-1 viaducts in the Pearl City and Waimalu areas. Concrete sections are being demolished and fast-drying cement is poured overnight and on Sundays. Work will include widening of the H-1 westbound between the Pearl City and Waipahu exits to add an auxiliary lane, along with restriping from the Aiea Pedestrian Overpass to the Pearl City exit to add an additional westbound auxiliary lane. For a project hotline and anticipated Sunday closures, please visit pmcontraflow.com
DOT’s presentations from recent community meetings statewide are now available. Click on the link above to see what projects are planned in your area.
Hawaii’s Legal Presence Law
Legal presence requirements affect anyone applying for a Hawaii driver’s license, including U.S. citizens and foreign-born applicants, those applying for a learner’s permit, and permit holders passing their road test to obtain a driver’s license. Legal presence also applies to anyone who has just moved to Hawaii from another state or country, and anyone renewing their Hawaii driver’s license or permit.