Function of Maui District

Performs for the islands of Maui, Molokai, and Lanai 1) engineering services and field inspections of transportation construction projects in conformance with approved plans and specifications and 2) maintenance, alteration and repair of roads, highways, and related structures.

Office Services

Provides the District Office with fiscal and clerical support services.

Engineering Section

Performs engineering, planning and design services; inspects all construction projects; performs inspection, sampling, and field tests of materials and provides all survey data, stakeout, and reference points required by the highway program; prepares the capital improvement program and the special maintenance program budgets.

Engineering Services Unit

Performs engineering, planning and design services for the highway program; prepares construction plans, specifications and estimates for highway projects; performs advance planning work including alignment studies for corridor selection; negotiates and manages consultant planning and design contracts as required; provides drafting support; prepares capital improvement program budget.

Issues permits for all construction within the highway right-of-way and conducts inspection of the construction to ensure compliance with the construction permits; issues permits for overweight and oversize vehicles, landscaping, surveys, etc.; conducts special investigations relating to drainage, access restrictions which need some field work, design and drafting to meet changes in land use and drainage, and the highway inventory; prepares plans for maintenance work orders; conducts investigations for litigation and tort claim cases against the State; assists in the bridge inspection program.

Inspection Unit

Conducts field inspection and field engineering services on assigned construction projects and insures conformance with approved plans, specifications and Highways Division procedures; manages construction consultant support services as required.

Survey Units I & II

Establishes, checks, and documents the alignments, positions, and grades required for construction projects; conducts preliminary topographic and location surveys necessary to establish highway alignment and to gather data of existing ground conditions for design; provides survey services required for right-of-way, litigation, research, operations, maintenance, and the repair of highways in accordance with established survey practices.

Inspects, collects samples of, and tests materials manufactured or produced at central plants and incorporated in construction projects in accordance with approved Highways Division procedures; reviews testing procedures by others and project records for compliance with material sampling, testing, and certification requirements.

Maintenance Section

Performs inspection, repair, and alterations necessary to preserve existing roadways, structures, traffic control devices, landscaping and other appurtenant highway facilities within an approved maintenance program and budget; operates automotive and equipment service and repair shops.

Equipment Service and Repair Unit

Maintains, services and repairs automotive, construction equipment, and other equipment under the jurisdiction of the Highways Division.

Traffic Signs and Marking Unit

Maintains traffic signs, markings, traffic control devices, and other aids to users of highway facilities.

Traffic Signal Unit

Maintains the traffic signal system in Maui District; repairs all existing traffic signal equipment; assembles, tests, adjusts, installs and modifies new electronic equipment; performs other related functions such as inspection, inventory, record keeping, etc.

Bridge Maintenance Unit

Maintains and repairs major bridge structures and other structures on State highways; installs, maintains and replaces guardrails.

Highway Maintenance and Landscaping Unit

Performs pavement patching and rehabilitates shoulder areas; maintains and repairs structures and drainage facilities; constructs additions, alterations and improvements to highways as directed; and maintains landscaped areas and drainage systems. In addition to the above described functions, the Molokai Subunit will maintain, service and repair automotive and construction equipment.

Contact Person: Ferdinand Cajigal
Engineering Program Manager
650 Palapala Drive
Kahului, Maui  96732
Phone: (808) 873-3538

FAX:    (808) 873-3544