Expected road closures for George HW Bush’s funeral procession

WASHINGTON — The funeral procession for former President George H.W. Bush will close a number of roads across the Metropolitan area on Monday and Wednesday as the late president’s body is brought to the Capitol Rotunda, where it will lie in state for three days.

In a release, the United State Secret Service said they will begin State Funeral protocols beginning on Monday, Dec. 3. This will be a coordinated effort on the part of local, state and federal law enforcement and public safety agencies to handle road closures and direct the public.

Monday, Dec. 3

The first closures will begin on Monday, at 3:15 p.m. when the President’s motorcade will depart Joint Base Andrews for the Capitol Rotunda. Listed below are the roads and Interstates between Joint Base Andrews and the U.S. Capitol will be close until around 4:30 p.m. The Secret Service has said that while these closures are…

Original published: 2018-12-03 03:31:51 Read the full Washington News here

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