Traffic Delay Alert – On Thursday, January 29, 2015, during a period between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. a very large funeral procession for deceased Detective John “Scott” Stevens will be facilitated through Lacey Township. The procession will cause significant traffic delays as it proceeds from the Garden State Parkway onto Lacey Road to Manchester Avenue then to Haines Street followed by southbound on Route 9. The procession will immediately follow the formal services being held at St. Mary’s of the Pine Church in Manahawkin which is set to begin at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Motorists are asked to plan accordingly and use alternate routes where possible to avoid the area. Officers will be positioned at the intersections throughout the route to ensure the procession is expedited and the impact to the community is minimized.