Traffic Report: July 31, 2015

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Traffic Report


Pedestrian Safety — On Tuesday, the state began its 6th annual Pedestrian Safety Month. HDOT’s Walk Wise Hawaii program is teaming up with public partners such as the City & County of Honolulu’s Department of Transportation Services and all four county police departments. Pedestrian-related community events and campaigns will take place throughout the month to encourage safe pedestrian behaviors and raise driver awareness of pedestrians.

For more information on Walk Wise Hawaii and a list of specific Pedestrian Safety Month events, call 587-2160 or visit


Lauhala Road — A road closure that began Tuesday along Lauhala Road in the housing area for earth and roadwork will continue through Sept. 28. A detour will be performed in phases.




3 / Monday

Foote Note — There will be a road closure at Schofield’s Foote Avenue, south corridor, between Road A and Flagler Road, for utility installation and site work related to the Quad B barracks renovation. Foote will be closed at Flagler, and traffic will be rerouted southeast toward Foote Gate, while northbound traffic will be detoured to Waianae Ave.

Work begins at 8:30 p.m. until 5 a.m. Construction is scheduled to end Aug. 28.


4 / Tuesday

Public Meeting — HDOT will hold a public informational meeting, 6-8 p.m. at Waimanalo School, for a noise variance permit to perform nighttime construction work on the Kalanianaole Highway Improvements, Phase I Project between the Olomana Golf Course and the vicinity of Poalima Street. HDOT will accept public comments on the noise variance application to be submitted to the State Department of Health. Proposed improvements will include roadway resurfacing or reconstruction; left turn lanes at Flamingo Road, Kumuhau Street, and Humuniki Street; sidewalks and curb ramps on the mauka-side of the highway meeting compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); bicycle route improvements; utility upgrades; and drainage improvements. Areas along Kalanianaole Highway that do not have concrete sidewalks will have a paved shoulder. Call 692-7545.


8 / Saturday

WAAF Power Outage — A daylong power outage, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., is scheduled for Wheeler Army Airfield, East Range and Leilehua Golf Course.


10 / Monday

Shafter Closures — There will be intermittent road closures at Wilson Road near Bldg. 420 and the Post Exchange for the installation of a new water main line. Construction work will occupy Wilson Road from the entrance of Bldg. 420 to the entrance of the PX parking lot at the intersection of Pierce Street and Wilson Road. Construction will be weekdays, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Traffic on Wilson Road will be restricted to only local traffic to and from Bldg. 420; the PX parking lot entrance at Pierce Street and Wilson Road will still be accessible to two-way traffic; traffic on Montgomery Drive headed towards the PX will be detoured onto Pierce Street; traffic on Warner Road headed towards the PX will be detoured onto Pierce Street between Bldg. 435 and Bldg. 438.


No Kolekole — Schofield’s Kolekole Avenue will be closed at Flagler Street and will detour south toward Foote Gate. Traffic from Foote Gate will be detoured to Waianae Ave. Work will be done overnight and ends Aug. 28.


14 / Friday

Don’t Cross — The crosswalk on Schofield’s Kolekole Avenue, between Bldg. 2076 and Sgt. Yano Library, will be permanently removed. There will be temporary barricades set up starting today on each end of the crosswalk to notify pedestrians of the removal Aug. 21. and to start using the crosswalk at the newly installed lighted crosswalk at the intersection of Heard Avenue and Kolekole Avenue.


15 / Saturday

Phase II — The second phase of work on Schofield’s Trimble Road will restrict access in the parking lot around Bldg. 1505 from now until Sept. 15.



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