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“The funeral procession route for fallen DCFEMS Lt. Kevin McRae to be held on Friday, May 15, 2015. Following the service there will be a funeral procession through the District of Columbia that will result in rolling street closures between 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. A map is available here.
The funeral procession will travel the following route and make four stops at the below locations:
· Marine Unit Fireboat Display – from East Capitol Street, SE to the Anacostia Fwy
· Location of Incident – from Anacostia Fwy to 7th Street, SW to 1330 7th Street, NW
· Bell Ringing Ceremony at Engine 6 – from 7th Street, SE to 1300 New Jersey Ave, NW
· Ladder Arch – from New Jersey Ave, NW to Rhode Island Ave, NW to Eastern Ave, NE
There is expected to be heavy traffic around 2:00pm with the normal traffic pattern returning by 4:00pm. Motorists are advised that the above streets may experience heavy traffic. Only vehicles participating in the ceremony will be allowed to travel on the route while the procession passes.”