Information on the Lying in State of Senator Baker

Senator Howard H. Baker Jr.’s body will lie in state at the Baker Center, 1640 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 30.

Parking for the public and the media will be available in the White Avenue Garage, located on the corner of Sixteenth Street and White Avenue, just behind Clement Hall. Visit the campus map.

Shuttles from the garage to the Baker Center will begin at 10:00 a.m. Pickup will be along White Avenue.

There is a walkway around the current Strong Hall construction which leads to the footbridge across Cumberland Avenue. Police officers will be on hand to assist with pedestrian and vehicle traffic control.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to walk from their campus office if at all possible to help alleviate vehicle and pedestrian congestion near the Baker Center.

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