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News Release

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Media Relations

Traffic Advisory for Presidential Visit NR14129lp

Los Angeles:  In an effort to assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of the President of the United States, from Wednesday July 23, 2014 through Thursday July 24, 2014, the following areas of the City should be avoided when possible to prevent travel delays for community members:

Wednesday July 23, 2014
The area around La Brea Avenue and West Olympic Boulevard from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The area around Beverly Boulevard and North Doheny Drive from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The area around West 3rd Street and Rossmore Avenue from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  
The area around Beverly Boulevard and North Doheny Drive from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

NOTE: There will be hard street closures along Rimpau Boulevard between Edgewood Place and Olympic Boulevard, and Olympic Boulevard between Rimpau Boulevard and West Boulevard.  The following bus stops will be affected:   

BUS STOPS AFFECTED  

BUS STOP: Olympic Boulevard / Rimpau Boulevard
ROUTES: MTA 28, 728 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

BUS STOP: Fourth Street
ROUTES: MTA 16, 210 – 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Thursday July 24, 2014
The area around Beverly Boulevard and North Doheny Drive from 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The area around Sunset Boulevard and Mandeville Canyon Road from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
The area around Sunset Boulevard and Barrington Avenue from 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
The area around Grand Avenue and West Washington Boulevard from 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The area around Figueroa Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

NOTE: There will be hard street closures along West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Hoover Street and South Figueroa Street, Figueroa Street between Exposition Park Drive and West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and West Washington Boulevard between South Flower and Grand Avenue.  South Flower Street between West Washington Boulevard and West 23rd Street, South Grand Avenue between West Washington Boulevard and West 23rd Street will also be affected by hard closures.

The following bus routes will be affected:

BUS STOPS AFFECTED  

BUS STOP: Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
ROUTES: MTA 40 – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

BUS STOP: Figueroa Street
ROUTES: MTA 81 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

BUS STOP: Washington Boulevard
ROUTES: MTA 35, 910 - 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

BUS STOP: Flower Street
ROUTES: Montebello 50 - 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

BUS STOP: Grand Avenue
ROUTES: Montebello 50 - 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Riders should contact the MTA for any alternate locations.  


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.

If anyone has any questions regarding this advisory, please contact Media Relations Section at
213-486-5910.


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