Traffic Report: July 8, 2016

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Spc. Michael Jones, infantryman, Company A, 1st Bn., 14th Inf. Regt., 2nd BCT, 25th ID, conducts timed drills using the M224 60mm mortar system as part of his gunners’ certification, on WAAF, recently.

Spc. Michael Jones, infantryman, Company A, 1st Bn., 14th Inf. Regt., 2nd BCT, 25th ID, conducts timed drills using the M224 60mm mortar system as part of his gunners’ certification, on WAAF, recently.


Noise Advisory — The Army and Marines are conducting artillery training and noise may be heard by surrounding communities. Ongoing Army mortar training finishes July 10.

  • July 11-31: Army Lightning Academy training with blank ammunition and explosive simulators on East Range. Training is planned for both daytime and nighttime hours.
  • July 11-15: Army demolitions training
  • July 25-29: Marine Corps mortar and artillery training. Training is planned for both daytime and nighttime hours.
  • July 25-30: Army mortar training
  • July 30-31: Army demolitions training

For questions regarding Army training, call 656-3487 or email For questions regarding Marine Corps training, please call 257-8832.


Airdrome Closures — One-lane road closures from the sewage treatment plant to the flight simulator continue until the end of August on Wheeler’s Airdrome Road. The extension of this traffic control plan is due to revisions for continued discovery of unforeseen underground site conditions between the sewage treatment plant and new lift station.


Shafter Water Outage — A water outage will affect buildings T-128, T-126, T-123, 121, T-122, and T-118 and the Bldg. 121 parking lot, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Fire hydrants and fire sprinkler alarm systems in the area will also be affected.


Carpenter Street — There is 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.

Photo by KHON2

Photo courtesy of KHON2

Half an Hour More — The HOV lanes on the H-1 recently opened for an extra 30 minutes per day, 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


Palm, Richardson and Kubo — There are 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 is weekdays, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., until Aug. 15. The construction work will occupy Palm Circle Drive near the intersection of Palm Circle Drive and Richardson Street, Kubo Street, and the Building 121 parking lot stalls adjacent to the Funston Road entrance.


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.


11 / Monday

Kubo, continued — A segment of Shafter’s Kubo Street will be intermittently closed concurrently with Palm Circle Drive, weekdays, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., until Aug. 15. Flaggers will be posted at both ends of Kubo Street to facilitate 2-way traffic while Palm Circle Drive is closed. While the area is closed, traffic will be allowed to detour through the adjacent parking lot.


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

Power Outage GraphicShafter 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.




Schofield 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.




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). Work will continue, weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., until the end of August.


Low Bridge & Zip Lane — Town-bound lane closures, 6:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m. on the H-1 freeway, continue due to rail construction of a second balanced cantilever over the freeway. 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.

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

Wisser Road

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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