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LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Kauai residents of scheduled full closures of Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) between Hana Road and Moi Road on Monday, April 26, through Wednesday, April 28, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. During the closures, traffic will be detoured to the County’s Hanapepe Bridge ...
Read More Nightly full closures of Kaumualii Highway at Hanapepe River Bridge begin April 26

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that road closures for pavement marking installations will continue on the westbound H-1 Freeway during the week of Sunday, April 25, 2021, through Friday, April 30, 2021, from 7:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., nightly. Closure details are as follows. All lanes will be closed ...
Read More Update: Full closures continue on the westbound H-1 Freeway between the Middle Street offramp (Exit 19A) and Keehi Interchange for marking installations

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is increasing the allowed vehicle weight for Kuhio Highway (Route 560) between Kolopua Apartments and Hanalei Plantation Road to vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 10 tons, effective Thursday, April 15, 2021. Previously, vehicles with payload capacity of ¾ of a ton were directed to detour ...
Read More Posted weight threshold for Kuhio Highway on Kauai’s North Shore increased to 10 tons

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will convert the intersection of Farrington Highway and Kaukonahua Road (Thompson Corner) to an all-way stop beginning Monday, April 19. The conversion of the intersection to an all-way stop will involve installation of stop signs, stop bars, and a four-way flashing beacon. Conversion work is scheduled daily ...
Read More Intersection of Farrington Highway and Kaukonahua Road to be made all-way stop

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) makes a step forward in electrification of its light duty fleet with the arrival of the first electric vehicles (EVs) procured through the State’s EV as a service contract. The EV as a service contract allows HDOT and other interested state and county agencies to procure EVs ...
Read More First electric vehicles picked up through the statewide, multi-agency service contract arrive

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Kauai residents of smoke testing planned for April 15 on the water tunnel exposed by the March 11 landslide on Kuhio Highway (Route 560) near the intersection of Hanalei Plantation Road.  To locate the entrance(s) to the tunnel, large quantities of smoke will be blown into ...
Read More Smoke testing for Hanalei Hill Landslide Project scheduled for Thursday, April 15

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is encouraging high school students, between grades 9 and 12, to apply for the 2021 Pacific Summer Transportation Education Program (PAC-STEP). PAC-STEP gives students an opportunity to explore the various modes of transportation (land, sea, air, and transit) through a virtual learning environment. Classes will be held ...
Read More 2021 Pacific Summer Transportation Education Program (PAC-STEP) applications due April 15

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be temporarily closing both lanes of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) in Waikoko between mile markers 4.37 and 4.45 for slope stabilization starting Wednesday, April 14 through Saturday, April 17, 2021. The work schedule will be between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. The temporary ...
Read More Temporary full closures on Kuhio Highway for slope stabilization in Waikoko beginning April 14

HONOLULU – Driving distracted is like driving while blindfolded. If your eyes are on your phone, then they’re not on the road. A lot of people may think that’s not a big deal for a quick text. However, in the time it takes you to read this sentence, you’d have traveled about the length of ...
Read More April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that all lanes will be closed on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Middle Street offramp (Exit 19A) and the Keehi Interchange on Sunday night, April 11, 2021, through Friday morning, April 16, 2021, from 7:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., nightly, ...
Read More Full closure of the westbound H-1 Freeway between the Middle Street offramp (Exit 19A) and Keehi Interchange for marking installations