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ST. LOUIS– A funeral procession planned this Thursday for Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz will close a 30-mile stretch of interstate tomorrow.

It will start at Baue Funeral Home and travel to Jefferson Barracks Cemetery.

The MHP says the route will be closed to travel during the escort. They are asking people to please plan ahead. The escort is expected to begin around 2:00 pm.

The procession route is as follows:

  • From Baue Funeral Home: Eastbound I-70
  • Southbound I-270
  • Eastbound I-255 exit at Telegraph Road
  • North on Telegraph Road to Sheridan Road