AUSTIN, Texas — There will be road closures for portions of Interstate 35 on Saturday, Jan. 12 for decorated war veteran Richard Overton's funeral procession.

The procession is expected to make its way southbound on I-35 from SH 45 North to the Texas State Cemetery. The Texas Department of Transportation stated traffic will be greatly reduced at 12:30 p.m. as the procession moves through the area.

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Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes if you are expected to be traveling in this area.