News Briefs

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

News Briefs

Accelerated Roadwork — Roadwork requiring lane closures at Schofield Barracks’ Higgins Road is ahead of schedule. The top lift of pavement for the outbound lane began yesterday; phase five will be Aug. 29-30, with work hours overnight, 6 p.m.-4:30 a.m.
There will be no through traffic from Higgins to Wheeler, Sept. 7. Traffic exiting Higgins Road will be a right turn only.
Access to driveways on Higgins Road will be available at all times. Call 656-2532.

24 / Saturday
Walk — A domestic violence awareness walk takes place at 10 a.m. at the Aliamanu Military Reservation community center. Wear whatever comfortable shoes you want. Call (253) 363-1345.

25 / Sunday
Anniversary — Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Schofield’s Soldier’s Chapel. The food, fellowship and fun begin at noon. Call 655-9307.

26 / Monday
Wheeler Traffic Alert — There will be lane closures at Santos Dumont Avenue, from Sterling Road to Warhawk Street and at Kawamura Gate. Closures between Sterling and Whiteman roads will be 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. until Sep. 19; closed between Whiteman Road and Warhawk Street, Sep. 20-Oct. 10 (traffic will be one-way, eastbound, during lane closures). Work at Kawamura Gate will be at night, 6 p.m.-4:30 a.m., Oct. 10-11. Call 656-2532.

27 / Tuesday
Power Outage — Fort Shafter buildings 535, 536 and the gas station will experience a scheduled power outage for maintenance work, 8-11:30 a.m. Call 656-7051.

28 / Wednesday
Women’s Equality Day — Celebrate the right for women to vote at 10 a.m. in the Helemano Military Reservation chapel. Call 438-9310.
7 / Saturday
Fisher Run — Be at the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island, 6 a.m., for the 8k Hero and Remembrance Fisher House Run, Walk or Roll. No cost to participate. Register at

9 / Monday
Schofield Traffic Alert — A full road closure of Lyman Road between Carpenter and Maili streets, beginning today, will conclude Nov. 2. This road closure is phase 4 of five phases. Information on the 5th phase will be published at a later date.
Local access to the large vehicle/overflow lot will be provided from Maili Street. A walkway/jogging path will be maintained along Lyman Road during this phase.
Please follow the posted signage and stay on the marked path.

Shafter Traffic Alert — There will be a 24-hour road closure starting from the northeast end of Rice Drive onto Rice Loop, until Sept. 20. Call 351-1168.

10 / Tuesday
Suicide Prevention — Suicide Prevention Month’s 2013 theme is “Shoulder to Shoulder: Standing Ready and Resilient.” Dr. Michelle Linn-Gust, past president of the American Association of Suicidology, will speak at 9:30 a.m. at Schofield’s Sgt. Smith Theater. Call (703) 695-5429.

11 / Wednesday
Facebook Town Hall — Attend the quarterly online Facebook Town Hall, hosted by Col. Daniel Whitney, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, 1-2:30 p.m., at, under the “Events” tab.”

27 / Friday
Job Fair — The Schofield Barracks Army Career & Alumni Program hosts a job fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., on the Soldier Support Center Lanai (Building 750). For details and a list of companies attending, visit
Survey — Take the USAG-HI customer survey. Your feedback will help improve services provided on all of Army Hawaii’s installations. Call 656-0880/0881, visit

Extended Road Closure —Macomb Roundabout will remain closed through mid-September due to street light procurement and installation. Call 284-3964.

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