SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Drivers in Springfield should be aware of some traffic issues on Sunday and Monday, as the wake and funeral of Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan take place.
Calling hours for GySgt Sullivan will take place between 1:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. on Sunday. Due to the expected high turnout, heavy traffic is anticipated in the area of the Sampson’s Chapel of the Acres funeral home, which is at Wilbraham Road and Tinkham Road.
Due to the funeral the following day:
- Plumtree Road from Roosevelt Avenue to Allen Street will be shut down to all traffic from the hours of 7:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
- Island Pond Road will be shut down to through traffic from Surrey Road to Warehouse Street from 2:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
- The side streets along Surrey Road and Roosevelt Avenue near Holy Cross Church will also be closed to through traffic.