The Department of Transportation recently announced motorists should anticipate delays and temporary closures on state Route 1, U.S. 9, Five Points and Tulip Drive in Lewes and Millsboro, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 16 for the funeral services of Delaware State Trooper Master Cpl. William F. Matt.
Motorists within this vicinity should allow for extra time for travel or find alternate routes.
Visitation services for friends and family will be held after 9:30 a.m. on July 16 at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, 152 Tulip Drive, Lewes. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m.
Interment will be held after at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro. Patriots Way will be closed between Bethesda Road and Avenue of Honor for the procession.
In anticipation of possible delays in the area, DelDOT's Transportation Management Center will monitor traffic via radio and cameras along the route. DelDOT will be assisting Delaware State Police and Sussex County Fire Police who will have personnel positioned throughout the area to ensure traffic flow.