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Firefighter Funeral: Street Closures



    Firefighter Funeral: Street Closures
    Captain Michael Goodwin was with Ladder 27. He is the third Philadelphia firefighter to die on the job this year.

    Traffic Advisory: Thursday, April 11, 2013, Funeral for Battalion Chief Goodwin

    On Thursday, April 11, 2013, between 8:45AM and 11:00 AM, a viewing for Battalion Chief Goodwin, who was killed in the line of duty, will be held at the Givnish Funereal Home, 10975 Academy Road. Following the viewing, a funeral service will be held at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 2139 E. Cumberland Street.

    The services will begin at 12:30 PM and last for approximately one hour. At the conclusion of the services, a motorcade will take Battalion Chief Goodwin to the Hillside Cemetery, located in Abington, PA.

    The following traffic closures will be in effect for the funeral:

    Between 8:00 AM and 12:00 PM, the area surrounding Givnish Funeral Home will be extremely congested. This includes Academy Road, from Comly to Red Lion Road.

    At approximately 11:00 AM, the funeral cortege will proceed to St. Michaels Lutheran Church, necessitating the following road closures:

    Academy Road, Red Lion to Knights Road
    Nanton Road, Academy to Knights Road
    Knights Road, Mechanicsville to Woodhaven
    Woodhaven Road, Knights to I-95
    S/B I-95, Woodhaven to Allegheny
    Allegheny Avenue, Richmond to Aramingo
    Aramingo Avenue, Allegheny to Lehigh
    Lehigh Avenue, Aramingo to Frankford
    Frankford Avenue, Lehigh to York
    Trenton Avenue, York to Lehigh

    The following traffic advisory will be in effect for the second movement:

    Between 1:30 PM and 2:00 PM, the area surrounding St. Michael's Church will be extremely congested

    At approximately 1:30 PM, the funeral cortege will proceed to Hillside Cemetery, necessitating the following road closures:

    Trenton Avenue, York to Lehigh Avenue
    Lehigh Avenue, Aramingo to Richmond
    Richmond Street, Lehigh to Beach
    N/B I-95, Girard to Woodhaven
    Woodhaven Road, I-95 to Thornton
    Thornton Road, Woodhaven to Comly
    Comly Road, Thorton to Norcom
    Norcom Road/Red Lion, Comly to Pine Road
    Pine Road, Red Lion to Welsh
    Welsh, Pine to Huntingdon Pike
    Huntingdon Pike, Welsh to Philmont
    Welsh/Old Welsh, Philmont to Edge Hill
    Edge Hill Road, Welsh to Susquehanna
    Susquehanna, Edge Hill to Bradfield

    There will be police assigned along the route to assist motorists. However, motorists should expect delays and congestion in the area of the Church and also along the route to the cemetery.