DOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT HIGHWAYS ACTIONS, PREPARATION FOR COVID-19

Posted on Mar 17, 2020 in Latest News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division is taking the following actions to manage Covid-19 concerns.

  • Permits for events such as races or rides on the State Highways system through April will be withdrawn.
  • Public meetings such as the Aina meetings for the Farrington Highway Corridor Study will be postponed. Community members are encouraged to visit https://hidot.hawaii.gov/highways/farringtoncorridorstudy/ to submit comments.
  • Preparing to move in-person services such as permit applications online. A separate news release with details will be sent out when these services are available.

HDOT Highways Division is committed to continue to provide essential services such as road maintenance. Should Covid-19 concerns impact staffing and other needed resources, HDOT is prepared to contract out for these services.