ALERT: Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich Return Causes Traffic Congestion on Route 22 in Union

Authorities are reporting delays in the eastbound lanes of Route 22 as customers waiting to purchase the Popeyes chicken sandwiches is taking out the right lane near the establishment in Union.

Popeye's officials said there is a line wrapped around the building and onto the highway at this time.

In a Twitter post, officials announced that the chain is bringing back its iconic chicken sandwich on Sunday, November 3.

​”The decision to bring the sandwich back on a Sunday is a clear jab at rival Chick-fil-A, which closes every Sunday” according to a published report by Business Insider.

Authorities say moderate congestion has been steady through the afternoon and is expected to continue into the evening.

Inside the store, customers are lined up about 15 deep and outside the door.