The Los Angeles Police Department has made public the following traffic advisory regarding the March 12 - 13 visit by the President of the United States and its potential impact on local traffic, transportation and mobility. Here is the advisory -- please keep in mind that the LAPD works with the Secret Service in making such traffic advisories available, and the details provided therein are subject to change at the behest of the Secret Service:
Traffic Advisory for Presidential Visit
In an effort to assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of the President of the United States, March 12 & 13, 2015, the following areas of the City should be avoided when possible to prevent travel delays for community members:
Thursday March 12, 2015
The area around Sepulveda Blvd between Lincoln Bl & Century Bl from 3:00pm - 5:00p.m.
The area around North Hollywood Way between West Empire Ave & N. Glenoaks Bl 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
The area around Sheldon St between Roscoe Bl & San Fernando Rd from 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.
The area around Highland Ave between The Hollywood Bowl & Sunset Bl from 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
The area around Ocean Ave between Pico Bl & San Vicente Bl from 4:00p.m. - 7:30p.m
The area around San Vicente Bl between Ocean Ave & 25thSt from 4:00p.m. – 7:30p.m.
The area around Ocean Ave between San Vicente Bl & Pico Blvd from 6:00p.m- 8:00p.m.
The area around Overland Ave between National Place & Tennessee Ave from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The area around W. Pico Bl between Overland Ave and Century Park East 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
The area around Avenue of the Stars between W. Pico Bl & W. Olympic Bl from 7:00 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.
Note: There will be a hard street closure in the northbound and southbound lanes of Sepulveda Blvd, between Lincoln Blvd and Century Blvd. The closure will be for an (8) eight minute period between 3:30p.m.– 4:30p.m.
Hard street closures also include:
Hollywood Blvd, east and westbound traffic, between North Orange Drive and North Highland Avenue from4:25 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Hawthorn Ave, east and westbound traffic, between North Orange Drive and North Highland Avenue from4:25 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
20thStreet, between Marguerita Ave and Carlyle Ave (City of Santa Monica) from4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
19thStreet, between Marguerita Ave and Carlyle Ave (City of Santa Monica) from6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Avenue of the Stars, 1 ½ southbound lanes from Galaxy Way
Due to street closures, the following bus routes will be rerouted to utilize alternate stops during the above listed times: MTA bus #156, #212, #217, #222 & #312
Riders should contact the MTA for any alternate locations.
Friday March 13, 2015
The area around W. Pico Bl between Avenue of the Stars & Westwood Bl from6:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
The area around Overland Ave between W. Olympic Bl & National Bl from6:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
The area around S. Centinela Ave between Pico Bl & Ocean Park Bl from6:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
This information has been provided to the public with the approval of the United States Secret Service (USSS). Any additional questions related to the visit of the President will be referred to the USSS.