ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WBAY) - Drivers should anticipate road closures and traffic delays Saturday, April 27 as President Donald Trump visits Green Bay.
Ashwaubenon Public Safety is working with the United States Secret Service and local and state agencies to prepare for the president's visit to the Resch Center.
Doors open at 4 p.m. and the rally starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are required. CLICK HERE to register for tickets.
Armed Forces Drive between Holmgren Way and S. Oneida Street will close at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
S. Oneida Street will close between Lombardi Ave and Mike McCarthy Way at 1 p.m. Saturday
Traffic will be delayed during the presidential motorcade. Police are not releasing information on the route.
"Be patient because with the road closures and stuff like that, it’s going to take you a little bit longer to park. If you have no reason to be going in that area please avoid the area because of the road closures and just biggest part is patience," says Capt. Dan Sandberg, Brown County Sheriff’s Office .
There will be limited parking at Lambeau Field and additional parking on streets. Drivers are reminded not to block mail boxes or park too close to driveways.
A designated area for protesters has been set up on the south side of Armed Forces Drive along the Don Hutson Center. CLICK HERE for village protester guidelines.
What's not allowed at the Trump rally:
--Large purses or backpacks
All items will be screened before attendees are allowed into the Resch Center.
Law enforcement in Brown County have been working for days on their plan for the president's visit.
“We’re taking an event that’s probably going to involve 10,000 people and we’ve got to come up with a plan and get it done in four days, and normally you have anywhere from 3 to 6 months usually to plan for something like this," Capt. Sandberg says.
The agencies communicate with each other and the president's security detail.
“We met with the Secret Service on Monday and we’ve been hitting the ground running," Sandberg says. "And it’s a huge undertaking because when you got a presidential visit coming into town like that it’s all hands on deck."
This isn't the first presidential visit to the area, and law enforcement leaders know the ropes.
"This isn’t our first rodeo. We’ve been doing this for years," says Capt. Jody Crocker, Ashwaubenon Public Safety.
The end goal: keep everyone safe.
"You see what’s going on with terrorism threats and everything, so it’s always, no matter what it is, we have to make sure we keep people safe so that they can attend these events," Sandberg says.