Traffic slowed near governor's inauguration ceremonies

DENVER, Colo. (KKTV)- If you're traveling in Denver Tuesday, be warned of traffic congestion due to the Gubernatorial Inauguration ceremonies.

Drivers should expect lane closures on Lincoln Street from 13th to Colfax Avenue, Sherman Street from 13th to 14th Avenues, and 14th Avenues from Broadway to Grant Street.

These stretches of road are slated to re-open by 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The city of Denver also notes beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Colorado Army National Guard will fire a Howitzer cannon at various intervals until 12:00 p.m. to render honors to Gov.-elect Jared Polis.

Polis will become Colorado's 43rd governor.