Large Funeral in Davidsonville on Wednesday May Cause Traffic Delays on Rt. 2 and Central Ave.
Anne Arundel County Police have issued a traffic advisory for Wednesday, February 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for areas along Solomons Island Road (Route 2), Pike Ridge Road and Central Avenue (MD 214) due to a large funeral being held at Riva Trace Baptist Church.
According to Anne Arundel County Police spokesman Justin Mulcahy, the potential delays are related to a funeral for Sergeant Clinton Holtz of the United States Capitol Police Department. Sergeant Holtz died in the line of duty on January 17.
The funeral and procession may affect drivers on the following roadways:
- Solomons Island Road between Virginia Avenue and Pike Ridge Road;
- Pike Ridge Road between Solomons Island Road and Central Avenue; and
- Central Avenue between Pike Ridge Road and Riva Road
There will be marked Anne Arundel County Police vehicles present during the event who will assist with traffic control along the route.
The Washington Post reports that Holtz lived in Severna Park. He was an avid boater and former professional basketball player, playing in leagues throughout Europe and Israel.