Heavy traffic expected on Main Street Tuesday

The Town of Trumbull has announced a traffic alert on Main Street near St. Theresa's Church between the hours of 9 a.m. and midnights Tuesday, Oct. 6,  for the Pilgrimage of Mercy tour that features the Body of St. Maria Goretti.

"During this time there may be significant traffic backups on Main Street and traffic restrictions in the area," the town's news feed said Monday. "Please consider this in your travel plans."

Part of the Pilgrimage of Mercy tour, the major relics will travel around the country from September to early November. It is the first time that her body has traveled to America, and only the second that it has left Italy.