Traffic Report: July 1, 2016

| July 1, 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) Today

Low Bridge & Zip Lane — Lane closures on the H-1 freeway continue due to rail construction of a second balanced cantilever over the freeway near the Sears Distribution Center. Town-bound lanes will be closed, 6:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m. Big rigs and military vehicles must exercise caution, as the height clearance gradually decreases from the inside to the shoulder lane. Closures will last six to eight weeks.

Also, as of Monday, the HOV lanes on the H-1 are open an extra 30 minutes, now from 5:30 a.m.-9 a.m. The signage is being adjusted. Single motorists using the Zip lane, with the exception of motorcycles and qualified electric vehicles, is still illegal and can result in a ticket ranging between $75-$200. Visit


C2F-MCF — Continuing work on the Command and Control Facility project is installing communication cables from Bldgs. 220, 118 and 103 to Bldg. A0600. Periodic roads and parking lot areas closures affected by this work are Chamberlain Road, Austin Road, Wisser Road, Pierce Street, Parks Road, Rice Street, Morton Drive, Carter Drive, Palm Circle Drive, Hyland Lane, Fort Shafter Street, roads near and around Bldgs. 223 and 252, “I” Place, Bonney Loop, Artillery Hill Road and Walker Drive. You may experience slight delays while traveling in these areas, please allow extra time. The installation work will require blocking off parking stalls around Bldgs 117, 118, 220 and 103 (mostly weekends).


5 / Tuesday

Carpenter Street — There will be a road closure at Carpenter Street, Schofield Barracks, between Menoher Road and McMahon Road, 8:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m., weekdays (except Wednesday) until July 12.


Palm, Richardson and Kubo — There will be intermittent road closures at Shafter’s Palm Circle Drive, and modified traffic flow at Kubo Street and the Bldg. 121 parking lot, for the installation of a new water main line. Construction will be weekdays, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., from 5 July 2016 to 15 August 2016. The construction work will occupy Palm Circle Drive near the intersection of Palm Circle Drive and Richardson Street, Kubo Street, and the Bldg. 121 parking lot stalls adjacent to the Funston Road entrance.

The lanes and parking stalls on the East end of the Building 121 parking lot entrance at Funston Road will be closed for construction until Aug. 15. The Funston Road entrance will be modified for inbound and outbound traffic.

Palm Circle Drive will be intermittently closed weekdays, July 11-Aug. 15, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.  The closure will be from the intersection of Palm Circle Drive and Richardson Street to the intersection of Palm Circle Drive and Hyland Lane. While Palm Circle Drive is closed flaggers will be posted at both ends of Kubo Street to facilitate 2-way traffic while Palm Circle Drive is closed.

•A segment of Kubo Street will be intermittently closed weekdays,  7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., concurrently with Palm Circle Drive  from July 11 to Aug. 15. Flaggers will be posted at both ends of Kubo Street to facilitate 2-way traffic while Palm Circle Drive is closed. Traffic will be allowed to detour through the adjacent parking lot.


9 / Saturday

Power Outage IconSB/WAAF Power Outages — A power outage will affect Shafter buildings 502, 505, 515, and the armory, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., for utility repairs.

•Wheeler also has a scheduled outage, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., affecting housing units 502, 508, 512, 514, 516, 518, 501, 503, 505, 507, 509, 511, 513, 515, 517, 519, 521, 523, 525, and 527.


13 / Wednesday

Modified Kaiona — There will be a partial road closure on Schofield’s Kaiona Avenue for utility installation. The street will only be accessible from Lyman Road, with no access from Kolekole Avenue. The work will be performed weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., until July 20 (Weekend work only if absolutely necessary). Traffic will be detoured as necessary to any local traffic needing access to Kaiona.


23 / Saturday

Shafter Outage — Buildings 220 and 222 will be without power, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., to support lightning protection. Note: the back-up generator will be disabled.




Power Outage GraphicSchofield Power Outage — The Schofield Barracks Canby Housing Area, units 601-628, Bldgs. 692 and 660 (Dental Clinic), will have a scheduled power outage, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., to support MEDCOM electrical upgrades.





Montgomery and Bennet — There is a full road closure at Shafter’s Pierce Street, between Montgomery and Bennet Drives, to repair and repave the road. This road closure should conclude July 6.


Partial Closure — Bldg. 752 has a partial parking lot closure until July 13 in order to repave the lot. It will be in effect 24/7 and accessible from Reilly Avenue or Menoher Road. Intermittent lane closures will occur on the eastbound lane of Reily and the southbound llane of Memoher from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Lanes will only be closed when contractors are working in the area.


Kolekole Flow — There is a partial road closure of Kolekole Avenue fronting the Schofield Inn for the construction of drainage improvements to the area. The westbound traffic of Kolekole will be detoured onto Trimble Road northbound until Cadet Sheridan Road, where a left turn will be taken onto Cadet Sheridan southbound until it is returned to Kolekole. This detour will be in effect until Aug. 31, weekdays, 7 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.


Wisser Road — There are intermittent road and parking lot closures at Shafter’s Wisser Road (near Richardson Theater), weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., until Sept. 2, for the installation of a new water main line. The intersections of Strong and Pierce streets will be restricted to local traffic only. Richardson Theater and the adjacent parking lots will remain accessible by means of Casey Street. Westbound traffic on Wisser Road heading towards Funston Road will be detoured through Bonney Loop. Eastbound traffic from Funston Road, heading towards the Exchange and Patch Gate, will be detoured through the west end of Bonney.


Revised Lyman/Flagler — There are traffic modifications, weekdays, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., at Schofield’s intersection of Lyman and Flagler to widen Lyman Road, add a dedicated left turn lane, and add traffic and pedestrian signals to the intersection, until Aug. 12.

Construction will be 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.










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