WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) – The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office has announced road closures for the Phish Music Festival.

Kuhl Winner way will be closed from County Route 16 to Hedden Road for all traffic beginning Wednesday, August 15 and will re-open Monday, August 20.

Deputies say this is necessary for the safety and security of the event.

Drivers can use Baker Hill Road or County Route 19 to access State Route 414.

Beginning on Wednesday until Friday, there will be increased traffic on County Route 16 due to the arrival of people attending the festival. There are no special traffic patterns in place during this event, but intersections along County Route 16, in the area of Watkins Glen International, will be manned by Sheriff's Office personnel to assist with the traffic.