Traffic routes in place for Toledo fallen firefighters memorial services
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:57:47 GMT —
Toledo Police have created several routes in place for memorial services dedicated to honoring the two fallen firefighters.Citizens are strongly reminded to observe proper funeral etiquette during the scheduled events.The 'Last Alarm' service for Pvts. James Dickman and Stephen Machcinski will take place Thursday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at SeaGate Center at 401 Jefferson.WATCH: Live stream of 'Last Alarm' Monroe Street will be closed from Summit to Michigan for the parking of Fire Department trucks. Erie Street will remain open at Monroe, allowing traffic to pass.Parking at the SeaGate garage will be reserved for family and dignitaries only.Friday processionsThe 65-mile procession of Pvt. James Dickman from Walker Home at 5155 W. Sylvania will travel to The Chapel at 4444 Galloway Rd., in Sandusky.All citizens and off-duty firefighters who want to participate in the procession are asked to park at the Franklin Park Mall's parking lot on the Sylvania side.The vehicles will be able to enter the procession after the last fire rig passes.The route:1. Head east on Sylvania2. South on Monroe towards downtown3. Right on Summit Street4. Left over the High Level Bridge at Clayton Street5. Continue on to Woodville Road6. Left on Navarre, continue on OH-2 (Navarre Road) for 51 miles7. Take US-250/Sandusky/Norwalk exit8. Turn right on Milan Road (OH-250)9. Turn left on to E. Bogart Road (CR-10)10. Turn left on Galloway RoadSaturday processionsAfter private prayer service at Walker Funeral home for Pvt. Stephen Machcinski, the procession will go to Erie Street Market at Market Street and S. Huron. All off-duty firefighters and citizens who want to be part of the procession can go to the Sylvania's side parking lot of Franklin Park Mall after the last fire fig passes.The route:1. East on Sylvania2. South on Monroe towards downtown3. Right on Ontario Street with a drive by Station #54. Left on Washington Street5. Right on Huron and into the rear lot of the Erie Market StreetSunday processionsFirefighter Mass at St. Patrick's Historical Church at 130 Avondale in Toledo will not have any planned road closures. Officials say expect to see heavy traffic congestion around the church.