Traffic advisory: Road closures for funeral of Fire Department Lt. Matthew LeTourneau

Fire Department procession for Lt. Matthew LeTourneau, 42, a Philadelphia firefighter that died in the line of duty.

The Police Department has issued the following traffic advisory for the funeral for Fire Department Lt.Matthew LeTourneau and the procession to Ss Peter and Paul Cemetery in Springfield Township.

• The area surrounding the Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul in Logan Square will be extremely congested until 2 p.m.  This is bounded by Spring Garden Street on the north, John F. Kennedy Boulevard on the south, Broad Street on the east and 25th Street on the west.

• About 1:30 p.m,. the funeral cortege will proceed to  Ss Peter and Paul Cemetery, necessitating the following road closures:

· Vine Street from Logan Circle to the I-676 entrance at Broad Street

·  Eastbound I-676 at I-76

·  Southbound I-95 at I-676 (SouthboundI-95 detours will allow for exit onto I-676 or Callowhill Street.)

·  Northbound I-476 will be closed for the procession, from I-95 to Exit #5.

·   U.S. Route 1 to Sproul Road.

·  Sproul Road, from U.S. Route 1 to the entrance to Ss Peter & Paul Cemetery.




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