The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures and diversions taking place to facilitate the Official Funeral Service for the Hon. Sybil Ione Mclaughlin, taking place today, Friday, 20 May, along with the estimated times:
11:15AM to 11:45AM and 12:45PM to 1:00PM:
Seafarers Way will be closed between Shedden Road and Fort Street.
Southbound Traffic will be diverted onto Fort Street.
Northbound Traffic will be diverted unto Goring Avenue.
Traffic on Shedden Road travelling west, towards the waterfront, will only be able to turn right onto South Church Street.
2:45PM to 3:00PM:
North Church Street will be closed at Mary Street. Southbound traffic will be diverted onto Mary Street.
Seafarers Way will be closed at Shedden Road. Northbound traffic will be diverted onto Goring Avenue.
Albert Panton Street will be closed at Fort Street. Traffic will only be able to exit via Cardinall Avenue.
Fort Street will be closed between Edward Street and Seafarers Way, with no vehicular traffic permitted.
3:00PM to 3:30PM:
Fort Street will be closed between Albert Panton Street and Edward Street.
Access to and from Albert Panton Street via Fort Street will be permitted.
The funeral procession will begin at Bodden’s Funeral Home and travel to Elmslie Memorial Church via Boilers Road, South Church Street and Seafarers Way. The procession will then travel from Elmslie Memorial to the House of Parliament and Heroes Square via Seafarers Way and Fort Street. Afterwards, the procession will travel from Heroes Square to Bodden’s Funeral Home via Fort Street, Seafarers Way, South Church Street, and Walkers Road.
Motorists are asked to exercise caution when travelling in the vicinity of the active road closures, or the procession.