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Road Closures/Parking Restrictions for Funeral of Former Mayor James

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GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 24, 2019)--The Gloucester City Police Department issued the following information regarding parking restriction for the funeral possession of former Mayor William P. James, who was also a retired Deputy Police Chief.

On Friday, January 25th. the following parking restrictions and road closures will be in effect to accommodate the funeral procession and funeral service for Deputy Chief William P. James (Ret.)


  • Monmouth St. between Atlantic and Sussex St. – Closed to all traffic and parking from 1:30 pm until 10:00 pm.
  • Monmouth St. between Broadway and Brown St. – No parking on either side from 1:30 pm until 4:00 pm.


Signs will be posted and we appreciate everyone’s cooperation.


Obituary: Bill James, A Man Who Loved His Community

Bill James, The Longest Serving Mayor in Gloucester City's History