On Thursday, road closures for the funeral will be in place from 10:30 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m.
Approximately 200 DPW vehicles from around the area are expected to start arriving around 10 a.m. to attend the services, and will be parked on both sides of Pleasant Valley Street along the section in front of the Loop.
The staging area for all visiting DPW vehicles will be in the Loop behind the AMC Methuen 20 Theater.
Media staging will be set up in the same area as the day before, in the Loop behind the AMC Methuen 20 Theater.
Pleasant Valley Street, from the entrance at TGI Friday’s to Jackson Street, will be closed to all traffic starting at 10:45 a.m. Old Mall Road will be closed to all traffic starting at that time as well.
Pleasant Valley Street will be closed from the funeral home to Jackson Street at 12:15 p.m.
The funeral procession is expected to leave the Cataudella Funeral Home at 12:30 p.m., travel west on Pleasant Valley Street and turn left on to Jackson Street, heading into Lawrence, then turn right onto Haverhill Street, left onto Amesbury Street, right onto Lowell Street and right onto Hampshire Street.
Once the funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, 300 Haverhill Street in Lawrence is over, the funeral procession will travel on Hampshire Street, turn left onto Cross Street, cross over Broadway, continue on Cross Street, turn left onto Manchester Street to Barker Street.
The media staging area in Lawrence will be directly in front of Saint Mary’s Church
Once the funeral procession has left, all DPW vehicles will be dismissed and the roadway will be opened as soon as possible.
Signs, cones and detail officers will be in the area to help direct traffic during the closures.