Services For Lewes Firefighter

Lewes – A public viewing will be held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at Parsell Funeral Home, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway in Lewes.

Services will be held on Sunday, July 17, from noon until 3 p.m. at the Cape Henlopen High School Auditorium, 1250 Kings Highway in Lewes. The main entrance on Kings Highway is closed for construction; access will be from Savannah Road to enter Cape Henlopen High School.

Final Fireman’s Honors will be held immediately following the funeral services at approximately 4 p.m.

The Department of Transportation alerts motorists that Savannah Road, and other roadways within the Town of Lewes may be closed for the funeral services of Lewes Firefighter Timothy “Tim” Joseph McClanahan.

Motorists should expect delays as the procession moves through Lewes. Traffic will be temporarily stopped at intersections along the procession route.

Message boards will be placed to inform motorists of impending delays

In anticipation of possible delays in the area, DelDOT’s Transportation Management Center will be monitoring traffic via radio and cameras along the route. DelDOT will have personnel positioned throughout the area to ensure traffic flow.

Motorists may adjust their routes or travel times by using the DelDOT App or website at DelDOT
for real-time traffic cameras, travel times, delays, and advisories, or tune to WTMC 1380 AM.

Image Credits: Lewes Fire Department

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