Army roadwork to disrupt Wilikina, Kaukonahua travel
North Shore drivers should expect delays on Wilikina Drive and Kaukonahua Road over the next two weeks because of roadwork by the Army.
The Army is building an alternative route for military vehicles to travel from Schofield Barracks to Helemano Military Reservation and the Kahuku Training Area. The work is designed to minimizing Army travel on public roads.
Wilikina Drive will be closed in both directions from the intersection of Kamananui Road to Kaukonahua Road from 1 a.m. today through 5 p.m. Friday.
Drivers are urged to use Kaukonahua Road or Kamehameha Highway as alternative routes.
Kaukonahua Road then will be closed in both directions from the intersection of Kamananui Road to Wilikina Drive from 1 a.m. March 8 through 5 p.m. March 12.
Drivers are then urged to use Wilikina Drive or Kamehameha Highway as alternative routes.
During the road closures, workers will strengthen the road surfaces where military vehicles cross Wilikina Drive, Kaukonahua Road and Kamehameha Highway.
The Army encourages riders to carpool and said drivers should expect delays between the North Shore and Wahiawā areas, especially during morning and evening commuting hours.