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Traffic Alert: Funeral Service Procession for Fallen DCFEMS Lt. Kevin McRae

Thursday, May 14, 2015

(Washington, DC) – DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (DCFEMS) announced additional public and media logistic details for 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 pm to 4 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 pm 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.