Commuters in Washington should expect delays on Wednesday because of the funeral procession and services rendered to former President George H. W. Bush begins. Roads began closing at 5 am around Washington's National Cathedral, northwest of Washington, where services are expected to begin later this morning. It will also be necessary to close other roads later in the day, at the end of the funeral. Bush will move from the cathedral to the Andrews Common Base in Camp Springs, Maryland, where he will then be sent to Houston for additional services. [D.C. readies for memorial events honoring late President George H.W. Bush] The federal government offices are closed today for Bush's services. Wednesday morning, Metro said some of its buses, including lines 7Y and 30, were to make a detour around Northwest. Metro's rail system operates normally. Metrorail and Metrobus will now operate regular hours and service levels, a National Day of Mourning. Some metro routes may be subject to detours and delays due to road closures and motorcade processions, and the closure of the yellow line bridge continues. #wmata– Info Metrorail (@Metrorailinfo) December 5, 2018 On the roads, drivers should expect delays. Bush's motorcade will leave the US Capitol via Delaware Avenue NE and head for the cathedral. The roads should be closed from 9:15 to 11:00. The route leads from the procession to the Capitol procession to the White House, along Pennsylvania Avenue. He will continue to Pennsylvania until 22nd Street NW, where he will head to Massachusetts Avenue. The procession will follow Massachusetts to Wisconsin, where it will turn to enter the cathedral compound. After the funeral, the following roads will be closed from 11:00 to 13:30. as the procession left the cathedral to travel to the Andrews Common Base, according to the district: from Wisconsin Avenue to Massachusetts Avenue northwest of Massachusetts Avenue to Waterside Drive to the northwest of Rock Creek Parkway at Virginia Avenue northwest of Virginia Avenue at Constitution Ave. at 17 th Street NW From 17 th Street to Independence Ave. SW from Independence Avenue to Maine Avenue from Maine Avenue to I-395 / I-695 / I-295 South from I-695 to the Suitland Parkway Drive at Forestville Road from Forestville Road crossing Allentown Road and up to the Maryland Gate at Joint Andrews Base Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that DC's government offices would be closed today. 39; hui. .