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State highway personnel have commenced installation of a new 42-inch drainage culvert (Wednesday, March 7, 2012). Photo courtesy Hawaii Department of Transportation.
Kauai’s Kapaa Temporary Bypass to Reopen on Monday
March 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Heavy rains and floods undermined a 36-inch drainage culvert under the road, resulting in its closure on Monday. The HDOT will reopen the south leg of of the bypass on Monday, March 12, weather-permitting.


Ocean side of the damaged culvert on Kauai's Kuhio Highway.  Water erosion from heavy rains have undermined the Kuhio Highway foundation (photo taken Monday, March 5). Photo courtesy Hawaii State Department of Transportation.
Disaster Proclamation Issued for Repairs to Kaua’i’s Kuhio Hwy
March 5th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Heavy rains over the last two weekends are being blamed for erosion to the soil foundation and the partial collapse of a 15-foot diameter steel culvert beneath the highway, according to the proclamation.


Pedestrian signage in Wailuku, Maui. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Pedestrian Master Plan Aims to Decrease Fatalities
August 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Pedestrian fatalities have declined each year since 2003, until last year when pedestrian fatalities rose to 27 deaths. The Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan is aimed at decreasing this number.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Hawai’i Ends Subsidy for Vanpool Program
June 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The state Department of Transportation is ending its financial support of Vanpool Hawaii, citing a difficult fiscal environment.


File image by Wendy Osher.
Maui Lane Closures for April 2-8, 2011
April 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Hawaii Department of Transportation has two projects planned on the Hana Highway this coming week.


Lahaina Bypass Phase 2 groundbreaking. File photo, October 2010, by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: State pushes forward with Lahaina Bypass $24 million 2nd phase
October 1st, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

State Department of Transportation (DOT) officials and Goodfellow Bros., Inc. joined the West Maui community in celebrating the groundbreaking of the second phase of the Honoapi‘ilani Highway Realignment Project, also known as the “Lahaina Bypass.” This phase, from Lahainaluna Road to Hokiokio Place, is the second of five phases that will ultimately result in a […]


Click on Image to view VIDEO of the dedication ceremony for the Kahului Airport Apron Pavement Project.
VIDEO: Kahului Airport celebrates completion of $17 million apron pavement improvement project
September 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Posted by Wendy Osher The state Department of Transportation today celebrated the completion of a $17 million Apron Pavement Structural Improvement project at the Kahului Airport on Maui.  A majority of funds totaling $15 million were provided through the Federal Aviation Administration in the form of a grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. […]


File photo by Wendy Osher.
New Explosive Detection System unveiled at Kahului Airport
June 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Maui News
 

The State Department of Transportation dedicated a new, state of the art Explosive Detection System today at Kahului Airport. The new system is expected to provide a simplified flight check-in process for air travelers, open up more lobby space, and provide air travel security.  The system features screening equipment installed behind the ticketing and check-in […]


New escalators at Kahului Airport replace the previous escalators, which were demolished and Removed after twenty years of service.  Photo courtesy Hawaii DOT.
New Escalators installed at Kahului Airport
May 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The state Department of Transportation completed the installation of two new escalators at the Kahului Airport in the security check point area.  The new escalators replace the previous escalators, which were demolished and removed after twenty years of service. “We apologize for the delay in service during the construction period,” said Maui Airport District Manager […]


Next Phase Of Lahaina Bypass Opens For Bids
Next Phase Of Lahaina Bypass Opens For Bids
January 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Posted by Wendy Osher The Hawaii Department of Transportation opened bids today for the next phase of the Lahaina Bypass project on Maui.  Phase 1B-1 is the second part of the five phase project.  The bypass is being constructed as an alternate route to alleviate rush hour traffic through busy Lahaina town in West Maui. […]


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