LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Traffic delays are expected Friday during Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Southern California.
Biden – along with actors Emma Stone, Matthew McConaughey, Bradley Cooper and Anna Kendrick – are among the guests expected to join Biden at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles for the star-studded televised fundraiser “Stand Up To Cancer,” a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation.
The following areas of the city should be avoided to prevent travel delays:
— Pershing Drive between Westchester Parkway and Imperial Highway from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
— Imperial Highway between Vista Del Mar and California Street from 4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
— Eastbound 105 Freeway between California Street and South Broadway from 4:45 p.m. to 5 p.m.
— Westbound 110 Freeway between West 117th Street and West 1st Street from 5 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
— South Figueroa Street between West 5th Street and West Temple Street from 5 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
— 3rd Street between Huntley Drive and South Hope Street from 5:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
— 1st Street between South Beaudry Avenue and South Olive Street from 5:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
— Hope Street between West Temple Street and West 3rd Street from 5:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Avoid the following areas from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.:
— South Figueroa Street and West 5th Street
— South Hope Street between 2nd Street and 5th Street
— Grand Street between 3rd Street and 7th Street
— Grand Street between Olive Street and Figueroa Street
— 110 Freeway between West 1st Street and West 117th Street
Avoid the following areas between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.:
— Westbound 105 Freeway between South Broadway and California Street
— Imperial Highway between California Street and Vista Del Mar
— Pershing Drive between Imperial Highway and Westchester Parkway
Avoid the following areas between 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.:
— 1st Street between Hope Street and Grand Avenue in both directions
— 2nd Street between Hope Street and Grand Avenue in both directions
— Hope Street between 1st Street and 2nd Street in both directions
— Grand Avenue between 1st Street and 2nd Street in both directions
Bus routes will not be impacted by the street closures, officials said.