Traffic Delays Expected During Vice President Joe Biden’s Visit To LA

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.

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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.

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