PEABODY – A traffic advisory has been issuedby the Peabody Police Department for Thursday and Friday, December 29 and 30, including a number of street closures for the wake and funeral of fallen Peabody Firefighter James Rice.
Wake is Thursday, Dec. 29 from 3 to 8PM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home at 82 Lynn Street. From approximately 2:30PM to 3:30PM, Lynn Street will be closed at Lynnfield St. to County Street for a special procession. This area should be avoided around these times and traffic delays should be expected.
Funeral is Friday, Dec. 30 at St. John the Baptist Church, 16 Church St. From 7:00AM to 12PM, expect Lowell St at Sawyer Road to Peabody Square to be closed. From approximately 9AM to 10:30AM, expect multiple streets along the funeral procession route to be closed.
The route as of this time is 82 Lynn Street to Washington Street to Peabody Square to Main/Lowell/Central Streets to Lowell Street to School Street to Church Street. Streets along and around this route may be closed during this time frame. Traffic delays in the above areas should be expected.