BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As the nation continues to mourn former President George H.W. Bush, a number of federal and state offices will be closed Wednesday.
Bush lay in state until 5 p.m. Tuesday. Thousands showed up to the Capitol to mourn the former president.
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At 10 a.m. Wednesday, his casket will be taken to the National Cathedral for a funeral.
The funeral is set to begin at 11 a.m.
At 12:30, his body will be taken from the National Cathedral to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland to be flown back to Ellington Field in Houston where final ceremonies will take place at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church before his internment at his presidential library in College Park, Texas.
Commuters should expect traffic in downtown DC before and after his funeral. Some roads will be closed from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. for the motorcade.
Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that all state government agencies and offices would be closed Wednesday in honor of Bush’s “lifetime of service.”
Courts across Maryland will also be closed on Wednesday in honor of the former President.
Federal departments and agencies will be closed Wednesday as well, including the U.S. Postal Service.
Anne Arundel County’s board of elections is closed.
Baltimore County District Court will be closed Wednesday as well.
Baltimore city government offices and most of Baltimore County’s offices will remain open.