The portion of Sand Hill Road from Cherry Drive to Forest Ave will be closed starting at 7:00 p.m. Friday night (3/6) through 6:00 a.m. Monday (3/9) so PPL can complete work on the underground transmission line.
We are fielding many calls of flooding in several areas of the Township. Motorists are urged to stay away from flooded areas as vehicles are becoming disabled on flooded roadways. Sand Hill Road remains closed in the area of Foxanna Drive for a tree down on power lines. There is no ETA from PPL to when this issue will be remedied.
The annual Hershey Half Marathon is slated for Sunday, October 20th. Road closures and detours will be occurring throughout areas in and around Hershey and Hersheypark starting at about 7:00 - 7:15 am. The road closures should be reopened by about 10:45 - 11:00 am.
Some of the public roadways that will be affected by this event will be the roadway closures of :
1. Park Blvd., between Hersheypark Dr., (SR 2016) and Ridge Rd.;
2. Park Ave., (SR 0743) between E. Derry Rd., and Chocolate Ave., (SR 0422);
Temporary parking restrictions will take place on October 15, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm along the parade route for the Annual Halloween Parade in Hershey These parking restrictions are being posted ahead of the date of the parade to give notice to motorists who normally use those parking zones. The image included shows the affected parking zones in red.
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