Local CHP officials are alerting drivers to expect heavy traffic in the area of the new Graton Resort & Casino over the weekend.
CHP and Rohnert Park public safety officials will have additional officers on duty and drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes.
Alternate routes include:
• Highway 116 in Cotati to Stony Point Road
• Todd Road to Stony Point Road
• Old Redwood Highway/Penngrove
• Santa Rosa Avenue to Petaluma Hill Road
The CHP advises that aside from the main casino entrance at Wilfred Drive/Golf Course Drive, people can also get to the casino by taking Redwood Drive to Business Park Drive; Rohnert Park Expressway to Labath Avenue to Business Park. Drive; or Highway 116 to Stony Point Road to Wilfred Drive/Golf Course.