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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists it is making emergency repairs to prevent erosion on Kamehameha Highway near Kaaawa. The repairs will require the temporary closure of the northbound or makai lane on Kamehameha Highway near Kanenelu Beach. Traffic will be contraflowed in the southbound or mauka lane. Motorists should ...
Read More Emergency erosion prevention repairs begin on Kamehameha Highway near Kaaawa, one lane contraflow necessary

HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is alerting the public it will close the Umauma Bridge on Route 19 in both directions in the vicinity of Hakalau beginning at 3:00 p.m. today due to the high winds associated with Storm Madeline. All traffic will be detoured to the Old Mamalahoa Highway. Highway 19 ...
Read More Umauma Bridge to temporarily close in anticipation of high winds

HONOLULU – The Highways, Harbors and Airports Divisions within the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) are making preparations in advance of the severe weather forecast from Hurricanes Madeline and Lester, which are tracking toward the state. Residents and visitors should continue to monitor current conditions with the National Weather Service and media outlets. The public ...
Read More HDOT preparations underway in advance of storms Madeline and Lester

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies motorists that one lane will be closed on Kalanianaole Highway in the Kailua-bound direction between Kumuhau Street and Old Kalanianaole Road on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 through Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for the Kalanianaole Highway Improvements project. During this time, ...
Read More Kalanianaole Highway Improvements project begins Monday, Aug. 29

HONOLULU – As part of the annual “Beat the School Jam” campaign, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) detailed the implementation of several projects that will help alleviate traffic. It continues the HDOT focus on safety and system preservation projects that use far less money and time to finish. “We are committed to working within ...
Read More Traffic relief improvements made in time to help “Beat the School Jam”

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

HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Airports Division, celebrated the opening of the new Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) station at the Hilo International Airport today. The new two-story, 21,000 square-foot facility includes an emergency operations center, four drive-through truck bays, a fueling area, along with improved work and living quarters for ...
Read More HDOT opens new Hilo International Airport Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting station