A public memorial procession and service for Officer Jayme Biendl, the Monroe Correctional Center guard killed two weeks ago at the prison, is expected to attract thousands of mourners in Snohomish County today.
A motorcade will carry Biendl's body through Monroe beginning at 10:30 a.m., then along Highway 2 into Everett, culminating at the Comcast Center downtown around noon. The public memorial service is set to start at 1 p.m,
Several streets near Comcast Center will be closed to traffic, starting at 6 a.m., according to the Herald of Everett. Those include:
- Wall Street between Broadway and Oakes Avenue
- Oakes Avenue between Wall Street and Hewitt Avenue
- Oakes Avenue between Hewitt Avenue and California Street
- Rockefeller Avenue between Wall Street and Hewitt Avenue
- Hewitt Avenue’s eastbound curb lane between Rockefeller Avenue and Broadway
- Broadway’s southbound curb lane between California and Wall streets
- and Broadway’s southbound curb lane near Memorial Stadium
The Herald website provides a detailed map of the memorial route planned for today here.
Public Parking and Shuttle Service
Public parking is available at:
- 10th Street Boat Launch off of W. Marine View Drive
- Everett Memorial Stadium’s south lot accessed in the 4000 block of Broadway;
- Everett Transit’s east lot located off 3300 Hill St.
Shuttle buses will be running between these lots to Comcast Arena from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m, according to the Herald.