Traffic alert issued during services for Indian River firefighter

MILLSBORO – Delaware’s Department of Transportation has issued an alert to motorists to anticipate delays for the funeral services of Indian River Volunteer Firefighter Lt. Jason M. Faulkner, Sr. on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Viewing services will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at the Mother Mary of Peace Church. Mass will begin at noon at the Mother Mary of Peace Church, 30839 Mount Joy Road, Millsboro.

Mount Joy Road between Route 24/John J. Williams Highway and Cordey Road will be closed between the hours of 10:30 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m.

After mass, the processional services will be held at the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company, Station 2, 32628 Oak Orchard Road, Millsboro. After leaving the Mother Mary of Peace Church, travel east onto Route 24/John J. Williams Highway to Banks Road. Turning right onto Banks Road and travel to the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company, Station 2 for last call.

The interment services will be held at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro.

After the interment services, a reception will be held at the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company.

In anticipation of possible delays in the area, DelDOT’s Transportation Management Center will be monitoring traffic via radio and cameras along the route. DelDOT will have personnel positioned throughout the area to ensure traffic flow.

DelDOT’s TMC 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 in Delaware; (302) 659-4600; or 1-800-324-8379.

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