Traffic info for John Glenn memorial service

Marines stand guard at the casket of John Glenn, Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. Glenn's home state and the nation began saying goodbye to the famed astronaut who died last week at the age of 95. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Traffic will be brought to a halt downtown as the body of John Glenn moves from the Ohio Statehouse to Mershon Auditorium at Ohio State on Saturday.

The procession will include full honors and is expected to take about an hour and a half. Columbus Police will also restrict parking along High Street.

The procession begins at 12:30pm and proceeds north on High Street beginning at 1pm.

North High Street will have rolling closures in place as the parade moves north, according to the city of Columbus.

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