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Motorcade Route For Sen. Ted Kennedy's Burial Service

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Saturday, August 29, 2009

Washington, D.C. Motorcade, Stop at U.S. Capitol

Approximately 3:00 p.m. Arrival of Senator Kennedy at Andrews Air Force Base.

4:00 p.m. Senator Kennedy departs Andrews Air Force base. Motorcade route is open to the public.

From Andrews Air Force base, Senator Kennedy's motorcade will proceed to the east plaza of the U.S. Capitol building. The motorcade will enter through the Independence Ave entrance and proceed to the Senate Chamber steps.

4:30 p.m. Senator Kennedy arrives at the U.S. Capitol. Open to the public.

The Senator's motorcade will stop at the Senate steps for a brief prayer so that Senate staff and members of the broader Senate community with whom the Senator worked can bid a final farewell. The motorcade will then proceed to Arlington National Cemetery via Constitution Avenue.

Arlington National Cemetery

5:30 p.m. A burial service for Senator Kennedy will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.

The burial service is closed to the public and pooled press.

Senator Kennedy will be laid to rest next to President Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery.

Source: tedkennedy.org

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