PennDOT will be closing Wood Road from October 21st thru October 30th to replace and update four corrugated metal cross pipes and replacing them with corrugated plastic pipes. They will have temporary daily road closures and a detour setup. They will close the road everyday starting at 6am and reopen the road at 6pm. The detour route will be as follows:
Detour setup starting October 21st thru 30th, 2019
The Derry Township Police Department is advising motorists that the annual Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Fall Meet will take place October 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th 2019. Traffic will be extremely heavy beginning Tuesday, October 8th, through Saturday, October 12th, especially on Hersheypark Drive (SR39), Park Boulevard, Park Avenue (SR743), Sandbeach Road, and North Hockersville Road. Motorists who normally use Park Boulevard are urged to take a different route during this time period.
School students start back to school today for most of our area, so please be safe, watch for children walking to school or their bus stop. Please be aware of school buses on their routes and stop for buses and students when the flashing red lights and stop paddles are activated. Passing a school bus while they are stopped to pick up or drop off students can lead to a traffic citation and a suspension of driving privileges. Also be aware of active school zones around the schools and slow down in these areas. Let's all be safe out there and get these students to
The parking garage off of North Ridge Road, behind Town Square shops is closed. Things were noticed that put the structural integrity of the parking garage into question. Owners of cars that are parked in the garage are being contacted and asked to remove their cars from the garage. Further inspection and evaluation will be conducted, but until then, the structure will be closed. We are asking people to stay away from this parking garage and use the on-street parking and the intermodal parking garage off North Linden Road.
Milling and resurfacing work on Bullfrog Valley Road between Wood Rd and Roush Rd will result in daytime closures of portions of the roadway beginning Tuesday, June 11th.
Portions of Bullfrog Valley Rd will be closed to all vehicle traffic during the hours of 7am-4pm daily (weather permitting and excluding weekends). Motorists are encouraged to use Waltonville and Sand Hill Roads during maintenance periods.
The project is scheduled to be completed during the week of June 24. ###
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Central Pennsylvania effective at 2:00pm and lasting until 10:00pm. An elevated risk for severe weather and flash flooding exists for our area for the remainder of today and Wednesday, 5/29.
The Derry Township Emergency Management Agency asks that all residents remain vigilant for changing weather conditions particularly those persons engaging in outdoor activities. ###
The Derry Township Police Department and other Dauphin County law enforcement agencies will be engaged in proactive enforcement efforts targeting impaired drivers during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.
Make the right decision and plan for a safe ride home. The seats in a sober driver's vehicle are more comfortable than in our patrol car.