The Department of Transportation is prepared for heavy traffic volumes Aug. 26 and 27, as beachgoers and aeronautic-enthusiasts make their way through central and southern Delaware.

Motorists should note that the Dover Air Force Base Open House and Air Show will occur Aug. 26-27. About 200,000 visitors are expected at the air show. Likewise, beach-bound motorists will be making their way through the Dover area and southern Delaware.

Motorists are encouraged to travel during after 9 p.m. Aug. 25 or early morning Aug. 26. Return travel from the southern Delaware on Sunday is also anticipated to be heavy.

DelDOT's Transportation Management Center and WTMC-1380 AM provides motorists real-time traffic conditions throughout the state. Motorists can contact the TMC 24/7 to report any travel or traffic related issues at the following numbers: Dial #77 from any cell phone; 659-4600; or 800-324-8379.