LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Wednesday, March 11, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office will be escorting the South Trail Fire Department for the funeral of firefighter Danielle DiBenedetto.
Funeral Home to Church route–starting at 8:45 a.m. (approx. 13 miles):
Beginning at Memorial Gardens at 1589 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers.
Heading South on Summerlin Road.
Heading East on Cypress Lake Drive.
Heading South on U.S. 41.
Heading East on Harper Road.
Heading East on Six Mile Cypress Parkway.
Heading East on Daniels Parkway, arriving at Riverside Church.
Funeral Procession–starting at approximately 12:00 pm (approx. 9 miles):
Beginning at Riverside Church at 8660 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers.
Heading West on Daniels Parkway.
Heading North on Plantation Road.
Heading West on Colonial Boulevard, arriving at Memorial Gardens.
*While the funeral procession is in progress, ALL intersections will be closed to through traffic. Expect delays while traveling in that area of Fort Myers. We encourage motorists to avoid the area.*
**If you are headed to the area for the Minnesota Twins game;
FROM THE SOUTH: it would be best to take the Alico Road exit on I-75, then take Michael G. Rippe Parkway to Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, to avoid Daniels Parkway.
FROM THE NORTH: it would be best to take the Colonial Parkway exit on I-75 and take Six Mile Cypress Parkway.