Highways News

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oʻahu motorists of the upcoming temporary closures of eight on-ramps and off-ramps for the High-Friction Surface Treatment Installation Project beginning Tuesday night, Jan. 16. Surface friction coating will be installed at various on-ramps and off-ramps throughout the island as a safety measure. Closures will occur overnight ...
Read More Freeway ramp closures for surface treatment begin Jan. 16

HONOLULU– The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) is seeking applications for federal Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-aside funding (FY 2024) for specific activities that enhance the intermodal transportation system. The funded transportation projects will prioritize safety, comfort, equity, and connectivity to destinations for non-motorized users of our transportation networks, including pedestrians, cyclists, children, seniors, and the ...
Read More HDOT opens applications for Transportation Alternatives Projects

HONOLLU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides an update to Oʻahu motorists on the H-1 Freeway Salt Lake Rehabilitation Project, from Nimitz Highway to the vicinity of Radford High School. The Nimitz Highway on-ramp to the H-1 westbound will be closed and one right lane will be closed from the Nimitz Highway on-ramp ...
Read More H-1 Salt Lake rehabilitation project airport to Salt Lake resumes

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) is saddened to report the first traffic fatality of 2024 happened on Oʻahu on Thursday, Jan. 4 around 7:44 p.m. “Every year we start with zero traffic fatalities but that doesn’t mean the pain and loss of those dying in avoidable crashes the previous year goes away,” ...
Read More First traffic fatality of 2024

HONOLULU – Continuing the state’s efforts to improve safety on Hawai‘i roadways, the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) will reconfigure the intersection of Kalaniana‘ole Highway (Route 72) and Ulupi‘i Street in Kailua, to include new turn restrictions as well as new speed tables. The busy intersection is near Maunawili Elementary School and the Olomana and ...
Read More Intersection of Kalaniana‘ole Highway and Ulupi‘i Street Reconfigured to Improve Safety

LĪHUʻE, Hawaiʻi – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) has postponed the emergency work requiring a single lane closure and short (intermittent) full closures of Kūhiō Highway (Route 560) between Wainiha Powerhouse Road and Alamihi Road. The closures were originally scheduled for Monday, Jan. 8, through Friday, Jan. 12, 2024. An update will be released when ...
Read More Wainiha slope stabilization work postponed

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the public of upcoming lane closures on Farrington Highway (Route 93) as part of the work to replace the Ulehawa Bridge in Nānākuli. The left lane in the eastbound direction will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 5, 8 and 9. The ...
Read More Lane Closures on Farrington Highway in Nānākuli for Ulehawa Bridge Replacement

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Oʻahu motorists that Likelike Highway will be closed on Sunday night, Jan. 7, and Tuesday night, Jan. 16, for the Likelike Highway Resurfacing Project. Crews will perform road repairs on punchlist items that include remedial and overbanding work, completing the Likelike Highway Resurfacing Project. Please see ...
Read More Full closure of Likelike Highway scheduled on Jan. 7 and 16

HONOLULU – In the interest of keeping everyone safe this New Year’s Eve, the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) reminds drivers that stopping, standing, or parking on Hawai‘i’s highways in non-emergency situations is dangerous and illegal. State and City and County of Honolulu law enforcement will cite individuals for pulling over on a highway or ...
Read More Hawai‘i Department of Transportation Reminds Drivers It Is Illegal to Stop or Park on Highways to View Fireworks

Improvements to include widening to eliminate a merge and raising the Gulick Avenue Overpass HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies highway users that the Eastbound H-1 Freeway Improvement Project – from the Ola Lane Overpass to the Likelike Highway Off-Ramp – is beginning on Tuesday night, Jan. 2, 2024. For this stage ...
Read More Eastbound H-1 Freeway Improvements – Ola Lane to Likelike Highway Start Jan. 2