Senator John McCain's procession route in Phoenix

Posted at 10:40 AM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-30 12:03:17-04

Thursday's procession will lead to services at the North Phoenix Baptist Church.

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Senator John McCain's body is expected to be transported in a motorcade from the Arizona State Capitol to the North Phoenix Baptist Church, according to a statement.

For more details on memorial services being held for Sen. McCain in Arizona and across the country, click here.

The family of Sen. McCain is expected to arrive at the Arizona Capitol at approximately 9 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday.

Most de-boarding will take place on northbound 15 Avenue and Jefferson and southbound 19th Avenue and Jefferson.

The motorcade will travel along Camelback Road from the State Capitol to North Phoenix Baptist Church on Central Avenue and Bethany Home Road.

After the church ceremony around noon, Sen. McCain will be taken to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport which will briefly impact the light rail as the motorcade passes near I-10 and Jefferson and I-10 and Washington.

Bus riders should be prepared for delays between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. as well as 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. 

Anyone with additional questions about Valley Metro services can call customer service at 602-253-5000 or email

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Take a look at the route in the interactive map below.