Traffic Report: January 15, 2016

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD — Wright Avenue, here, will be closed between Frutchey Road and Sperry Loop for road construction until July 22. It will also be closed on the eastbound lanes between Elleman and Burns roads until Aug. 12. To alleviate traffic, Santos Dumont Avenue has been reopened. If crossing through WAAF, it is best to stay on Santos Dumont Avenue and exit through Kawamura Gate, as the barracks construction project also may have the other end of Wright Avenue closed during this time. For additional traffic updates, visit; click on "Post Information," then "Traffic Updates. (Vickey Mouzé | U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Public Affairs)


Convoy Advisory — Convoys on Kamehameha Highway from Schofield Barracks to the Kahuku Training Area continue until Sunday, Jan. 17, 5-8 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. The Army coordinated this effort with HDOT.


VPC — The Honolulu Vehicle Processing Center has moved. It is now at Pier 1 on Forrest Street, just off Ala Moana Boulevard in the Kaka’ako area of Honolulu. It is no longer at Sand Island Access Road.

Visit to book an appointment.


Sterling and Airdrome — There is an adjusted schedule for traffic flow crossing Wheeler’s Airdrome Road at the intersection of Sterling Road. Due to the recent weather conditions and unexpected construction issues, additional days have been added to this lane closure.

Airdrome will be converted from a two-way road to a one-lane contraflow around the construction area, weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (weekend work, only if necessary.) Depending on the work, either Phase 1 or Phase 2 will be in effect until Feb. 29.

Although the work will switch between the two phases, only one phase will be in effect at a time.

Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 11th Artillery Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, open fire with the M777 Howtizer during the Capabilities Exercise rehearsal Oct. 8, at Area X-ray. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd SBCT, performed a CAPEX during Tropic Lightning Week to demonstrate their combat readiness to their chain of command and the local community. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ian Ives, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs, 25th Infantry Division)

Good Vibrations — Artillery training that may be heard around the Schofield Barracks area continues until Jan. 29. Atmospheric conditions may magnify noise and vibrations.



18 / Monday

Trimble — Phase III out of III begins for a project installing utilities and completing a curb/sidewalk will restrict access on Trimble Road to Feb. 15. Flaggers will coordinate traffic.


25 / Monday

Road Closure — There will be a total road closure, weekdays, on Schofield’s McMahon Road, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., until Feb. 5, for excavation to expose the existing sewer line. During construction, the contractor will have signage and barriers to let traffic travel as smoothly as possible.

 25th ID logo

Exercise — The 25th ID will be conducting a large-scale exercise called Lightning Forge on various parts of Oahu, Jan. 25-Feb. 9. Watch this space for updated announcements regarding exercise-related training noise and convoys.


Modified Kubo Flow — There will be intermittent, 24-hour road closures at Shafter’s Kubo Street, near Bldg. T-123, from today through Feb. 19. Intermittent road closures will follow, weekdays, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., from Feb. 22-May 13.

Construction work will occupy Kubo Bldg. T-126 to the intersection of Kubo Street and Funston Road at Bldg. 12. Kubo Street and the adjacent parking lot will be restricted to contractor equipment for the duration of work in Area X.

Palm Circle Drive and Richardson Street will be accessible to the public by means of Hyland Lane.




15 / Monday

Williston Detour — There will be a road closure on Schofield’s Williston Avenue between Cadet Sheridan Road to Reilly Avenue. Parking lots on Williston will still be accessible. Traffic will be detoured around the construction area through Cadet Sheridan, Menoher Road and Reilly Avenue. Work should be performed weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., until April 4, with weekend work, only if necessary.




Lyman/Flagler — Roadwork continues at the Schofield intersection of Lyman and Flagler in order to widen Lyman Road, add a dedicated left turn lane, and add traffic and pedestrian signals. Construction is phased, so road widening will be performed first, providing an additional lane.

The majority of the project will allow traffic to flow in both directions of Lyman and Flagler. Turns will be limited at the intersection to provide two lanes of traffic.

Work takes place weekdays, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., until March 13.




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