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Presidential Visit Prompts LA Traffic Advisories Through Wednesday, Thursday

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — In light of President Obama’s scheduled visit to Los Angeles on Wednesday, a traffic advisory has been issued in an effort to limit congestion on the road.

The advisory, according to KNX 1070, is to last throughout the President’s scheduled visit to the Southland, which will last through Thursday.

The following areas should be avoided on Wednesday when possible:

  • La Brea Avenue and West Olympic Boulevard, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Beverly Boulevard and North Doheny Drive, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • West 3rd Street and Rossmore Avenue, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Beverly Boulevard and North Doheny Drive, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

The following areas should be avoided on Thursday when possible:

  • Beverly Boulevard and North Doheny Drive, from 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunset Boulevard and Mandeville Canyon Road, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunset Boulevard and Barrington Avenue, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Grand Avenue and West Washington Boulevard, from 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Figueroa Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

A number of bus stops are also expected to be affected by the advisory, including:

  • Olympic Boulevard / Rimpau Boulevard, Routes MTA 28 and 728, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Fourth Street, Routes MTA 16 and 210, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Martin Luther King Jur. Boulevard, Route MTA 40, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Figueroa Street, Route MTA 81, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Washington Boulevard, Routes MTA 35 and 910, from 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Flower Street, Route Montebello 50, from 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Grand Avenue, Route Montebello 50, from 4:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m.

Riders should contact the MTA for alternate locations.

Hard street closures along Rimpau Boulevard between Edgewood Place and Olympic Boulevard, and Olympic Boulevard between Rimpau Boulevard and West Boulevard, are also scheduled.

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