HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Nassau County officials are urging drivers to seek alternate travel routes ahead of Monday's presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead.
Presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will meet for the first of three debates Monday evening.
Beginning at 5 a.m., Charles Lindbergh Boulevard and Earl Ovington Boulevard will be closed. The roads will remain closed until midnight.
At 11:30 a.m., until midnight, Hempstead Turnpike will be closed to all traffic between Oak Street and Merrick Avenue by Eisenhower Park.
Oak Street will be closed from Hempstead Turnpike to Westbury Boulevard.
Drivers heading east and west should use alternate methods such as Front Street, Old Country Road and Stewart Avenue.
Lawrence Street in Uniondale will be one-way northbound only from Hempstead Turnpike to Westbury Boulevard.
Courtenay Road in Hempstead will be one-way southbound from Hempstead Turnpike to Front Street.
No street parking will be permitted on Lawrence Street and Courtenay Road for the entirety of Monday.
There will be no access to Hempstead Turnpike from Front Street. Officials say only residents and local traffic will be allowed.
The following streets will be one-way southbound for one block south of Hempstead Turnpike: Manor Parkway; Marvin Avenue; Walton Avenue; Gilroy Avenue and Cunningham Avenue.