Travelers should expect heavy traffic in and around Hershey this week during the annual Antique Automobile Club of America Fall Meet Tuesday through Saturday.
Derry Township police say traffic will be extremely heavy on Hersheypark Drive (Route 39), Park Boulevard, Park Avenue (Route 743), Sandbeach Road and North Hockersville Road. Adding to the congestion is road construction on Park Boulevard and Ridge Road. Motorists who normally use Park Boulevard are urged to take a different route.
The following temporary road closings and restrictions are effect:
- Boathouse Road through 5 p.m. Saturday.
- North Hockersville Road from Old West Chocolate Ave. to Hersheypark Drive from 11 p.m. through 6 p.m. Saturday.
Detour signs for road closings are posted in the areas affected, and uniformed officers will be at at key intersections and pedestrian crossings.
Drivers are urged to follow signs, allow for extra travel time through the area, and use caution.
Any urgent traffic updates associated with the event will be posted on the department Facebook page and on Twitter @DerryTownshipPD.