CRANBERRY TWP — The grand opening of a new sporting goods store is causing traffic problems for township motorists.
The debut this morning of the Field & Stream store at 1000 Cranberry Square Drive, site of the former Dick’s store, has cause major traffic backups along Route 19.
Township police called for additional personnel to help deal with the backup.
At noon, southbound traffic on Route 19 was stopped just before the intersection with Rochester Road, more than a half-mile from the entrance to the shopping center where the store is.
Ribbon cutting ceremonies were this morning and company officials have special events planned through Sunday. These include fishing and archery sessions and appearances by a number of noted outdoorsmen.