DOT’s Q2 2015 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to the Oahu Filipino Community Council, which has been selected as the Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District’s Second Quarter 2015 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Oahu Filipino Community Council’s route for the Adopt-A-Highway program runs for two miles along Kalihi Street and Likelike Highway from Nimitz Highway to Kula Kolea Drive. “We are very happy and […]

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Miscellaneous Permanent Best Management Practices on Oahu

The Miscellaneous Permanent Best Management Practices on Oahu project, which will help reduce pollutant contribution to the storm water system, is currently underway along Interstate H-3 near Kaneohe. The $2 million project includes the construction of a Nutrient Separating Baffling Box treatment system and will replace existing concrete drainage channels with 16 bioswales. The bioswales […]

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SWMP in Your Community!

The SWMP Team will once again be out in the community, spreading the word about keeping our storm drain system free of debris, trash, and chemicals. We’ll be at the Urban Garden Center in Pearl City on Saturday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for Second Saturday at the Garden. You can stroll […]

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Don’t forget: 2015 Permanent BMP Training Workshop Just Around the Corner!

Upcoming BMP Training Workshop Attention designers! The statewide standards for implementing Best Management Practices for permanent storm water controls are changing and the new standards go into effect on October 27, 2015. On Thursday, August 27, DOT will hold a day long training event to familiarize you with the new procedures. The event takes place […]

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Slope Improvements for Erosion Control at Various Sites on Oahu, Phase 5

State construction inspectors have given the thumbs-up of approval to a series of roadside improvements in several areas around Oahu. The completed Slope Improvements for Erosion Control Phase 5 projects included the repair of 11 eroded slopes and one eroded outfall located in the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation Highways Division’s (DOT-HWYS) rights-of-way. The […]

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2015 HDOT Highways SWMP Plan Finalized

The 2015 State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District’s (HDOT Highways) Storm Water Management Program (SWMP) Plan has officially been finalized! The SWMP Plan is a requirement of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit, and details the steps HDOT Highways will take to mitigate the discharge […]

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Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy Q1 2015 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

DOT’s Q1 2015 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy, which has been selected as the Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District’s First Quarter 2015 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy’s route for the Adopt-A-Highway program is on Roosevelt Avenue in Ewa, from Fort Barrett Road to Geiger Road. “Each of our cadets at […]

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HDOT Highways kicks off multi-year trash study

The State Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District (HDOT Highways), is kicking off a multi-year study this month, one that should give its engineers and scientists more information about the man-made trash and debris found along our highways. The study, which focuses on state routes on the island of Oahu, will help HDOT Highways […]

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DOT-HWYS Oahu unveils exhibit at Sea Life Park

DOT Display Attracts Attention at Sea Life Park

On Saturday, November 8th, more than 500 people stopped by the Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District’s booth at Sea Life Park to learn about the importance of preventing pollution from entering Oahu’s storm drain system. In addition to interacting with a storm water model, many families had the opportunity to win prizes by […]

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