Traffic Report: September 18, 2015

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Big Guns — Local residents may hear cannons, and atmospheric conditions may make sounds that seem louder than normal as artillery training continues:

  • Sept. 26-30, Marine Corps mortar and artillery training.
  • Sept. 28-29, Army demolitions training.

For concerns related to the noise or training, call the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii noise concern line at 656-3487.


Signal Drain — The traffic flow at Signal Street that began yesterday continues through Oct. 8 for storm drain line replacement.

During the above period, Signal Street will be closed 24 hours a day in both directions. The closure will begin near the southeast corner of Bldg. 1507 and end approximately 100 feet thereafter. Traffic will be detoured around the closure, through the adjacent parking lot.


21 / Monday

Closure at Waianae Ave (North) — There will be a road closure at Schofield Barracks’ Waianae Avenue (north corridor) between Generals Loop and Charlton Street. Waianae Ave (North) access at Waianae Ave (South), between Jecelin Street and Devol Street, will also be closed as part of this road closure.

Waianae Avenue (South) between Generals Loop and Devol Street will be designated for two-way traffic during this road closure. The housing units located on Charlton Street and Jecelin Street will need to use the Jecelin Street access from Waianae Ave (South) for both entry and exit.

The housing area on Jecelin Street and Charlton Street will be a dead end during this closure. Construction is anticipated 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., until Sept. 25.


23 / Wednesday

Airdrome Road — There will be a partial lane closure on Wheeler’s Airdrome Road. Construction activities will be occurring at the intersection of Sterling and Airdrome roads.

Airdrome Road will be converted from a two-way road to a one-lane contraflow around the construction area, consisting of two phases. The first phase will be performed until Oct. 15; phase two will begin around Oct. 15, tentatively going until Halloween.

Work hours for both phases will be weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with weekend work only if absolutely necessary. There will also be flaggers at the start and end of this contraflow lane to guide traffic.


24 / Thursday

Tropics Lot Closure — The parking lot adjacent to Tropics, Bldg. 589, Schofield Barracks, will be closed until Sept. 26, 6-7 p.m., for the 5th Annual Drags & Drifts Car and Bike Show. All vehicles must be removed from the parking lot no later than 6 p.m. to allow for the show setup.


28 / Monday

Bougainville Loop —There will be a partial road closure at Aliamanu Military Reservation along Bougainville Loop and at the intersection of Plumeria Loop and Bougainville. Lanes adjacent to existing utility poles along Bougainville Loop will be restricted to one lane only until Oct. 2. The intersection of Plumeria and Bougainville will have alternating lane closures through Oct. 16 for underground utility installation.


30 / Wednesday

Kolekole Klosure — There will be a lane closure on Schofield’s Kolekole Avenue. outbound between Flagler Road and Devol Street for utility installation and site work related to the Quad B barracks renovation. The right lane on Kolekole outbound will be closed in front of Bldgs. 2623, 2624 and 2625, daily, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Traffic entering and exiting Burger King, Popeye’s, the gas station and mini-mart will not be affected by this closure. Construction is scheduled to end Oct. 23. There will be no work on weekends or holidays.




Updated Sheridan — There’s modified traffic flow at the intersection of Cadet Sheridan Road & Trimble Road, weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-3:30, for utility installation. Traffic is being contra-flowed along Trimble Road as it passes Cadet Sheridan Road.

There will be two phases as construction crosses Trimble Road. The first phase will merge eastbound and westbound traffic into two lanes on the northern side of Trimble Road. (No left turns onto Cadet Sheridan Road from both lanes on Trimble Road). Information on the second phase will follow in the near future.

This work should conclude Sept.29.


Updated Bennet Drive — There will be intermittent lane closures at Fort Shafter’s Bennet Drive in the vicinity of Bldgs. 341, 405 and 441 for the installation of a new water main line. The work occupies one lane, including the parking stalls perpendicular to the lane, weekdays, 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m., until Oct. 30.

Intermittent traffic modification is required to allow for the chlorination of the new water main line, followed by the tie-in of the new water main line to the existing line at the intersection of Bennet Drive and Pierce Street. The preparatory work prior to the chlorination and tie-in begins after the entire length of the water main line for Phase 2 is installed.

Phase 2 has encountered delays attributed to various differing site conditions. The preparatory work prior to the chlorination and tie-in involves excavation, installation of pipe, concrete encasement of pipe, installation and welding thrust blocks, and backfilling at the point of connection. Final tie-in and asphalt paving is anticipated later this month.


Updated Carpenter — A road closure at Carpenter Street, Schofield Barracks, was extended until Sept. 18, weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. (Wednesdays 8:30 -11:45 a.m.)

Additional probing was required to find the existing water line; the connection point on Carpenter was located. Work includes asphalt paving, cutting, demolition and installation of concrete curb, and the installation of a new water main.


Lauhala Road — A road closure along Lauhala Road, in the housing area, for earth and roadwork, continues through Sept. 28. Detours will be performed in phases.


Construction — A partial, modified traffic flow and road closure near Schofield’s Nehelani for utility installation continues. The area near the loading docks and the parking lot between Bldgs. 2060, 2070 and 2071 are restricted though Dec. 28.

The work will be performed in phases. Parking is limited during closure.

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