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‘May Day’ Rallies To Cause Traffic Delays Throughout Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — “May Day” rallies will cause traffic delays throughout Los Angeles Tuesday.

Travelers have also been advised to arrive early at LAX, as Century Boulevard will be closed from noon to 4 p.m.

While fewer demonstrators are expected this year, more than 10,000 immigrant rights activists will be marching throughout the city.

Four groups will march throughout the city before converging at 6th and Main streets in downtown Los Angeles for a 7 p.m. rally at Pershing Square.

Traffic is expected to be affected from Figueroa to Alameda and Cesar Chavez to Interstate 10.

Driver should avoid the following streets, which are categorized by area:

WEST

Rally: 10 AM — Wilshire & Ocean
11:30 AM — Wilshire and Federal (Veterans Affairs, Federal Building, UCLA)
12 PM — Rodeo Drive & Santa Monica Blvd. (Beverly Hills)
12:30 PM — Wilshire & La Brea (Bank of America)
1:30 PM — 6th St & Alvarado (MacArthur Park)
2 – 2:30 PM — 6th St & Main St (border of Skid Row)

EAST

Rally: 10 am – Chavez/Atlantic, ELAC/Belvedere Park
11:30am: Chavez/Obregon Park
12 p.m. – 12:30pm: Obregon Park
12:30 pm: 1st street/Mariachi Plaza
1 pm – 1:30pm: Mariachi Plaza
1:30pm: Metro/Union Station
1:50: Union Station/Placita Olvera, 6th and Main St
2 – 2:30 PM — 6th St & Main St (border of Skid Row)

SOUTH

Rally: 10 AM — CSU Dominguez Hills
11:15 AM — 112th & Central (near Maxine Waters Employment Prep Center)
11:45 AM — 103rd & Central (Ted Watkins Park)
12:30 PM — 41st & Central
1:30 PM — Figueroa & Washington Bl (LA Trade Tech)
1:45-2:30 PM — 6th St & Main St (border of Skid Row)

NORTH

Rally: 10 AM — Saticoy and Van Nuys/Valley Civic Center
1:50 PM – Union Station/Placita Olvera
2:30 PM — 6th St & Main St (border of Skid Row)

The Los Angeles Fire Department has also posted closures online.

METRO SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS

Metro bus service will be detoured around planned marches for National May Day Protest. For the latest information on routes and schedules, call (323) 466-3876 or visit www.metro.net.

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