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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Media Relations

Traffic Advisory for Vice Presidential Visit NA15219bm

Los Angeles: In an effort to assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of the Vice President of the United States, Monday November 16, 2015, through Tuesday November 17, 2015, the following areas of the City should be avoided when possible to prevent travel delays for community members:

Monday, November 16, 2015
The area around S. Alameda Street between E. 4th Street and E. 6th Street from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The area around S. Figueroa Street between W. Olympic Bl and Wilshire Bl from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The area around W. Pico Blvd between Overland Ave and Century Park East from 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
The area around Avenue of the Stars between W. Pico Bl and W. Olympic Bl from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The area around Santa Monica Bl between Beverly Dr and S. Beverly Glen Bl from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The area around Santa Monica Blvd between Wilshire Blvd and Sawtelle Blvd from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

CLOSURES / RESTRICTIONS (no bus routes impacted by the hard closures)

LAX Airport
NB and SB lanes of Sepulveda Blvd between Lincoln Blvd and Century Blvd will be closed to vehicular traffic for an eight minute period between the approximate hours of 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on
November 16, 2015.

Palmetto Street, Los Angeles, CA
Medium to large size trucks will be restricted on Palmetto Street between S. Alameda Street and Mateo Street from approximately 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on November 16, 2015.

Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA
Hewitt Street will be closed between Palmetto Street and E. 5th Street from approximately 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on November 16, 2015.

Colyton Street, Los Angeles, CA
Colyton Street will be closed between Palmetto Street and E. 5th Street from approximately 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on November 16th, 2015.

Merv Griffin Way, Beverly Hills, CA
Merv Griffin Way between Wilshire Blvd and Santa Monica Blvd will be closed to southbound traffic from 10:00 a.m. on November 16, 2015 to 9:00 a.m. on November 17, 2015.

S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA

Medium to large size trucks and parking on S. Figueroa Street between 7th Street and 8th Street will be restricted from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on November 16, 2015.

Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
Medium to large size trucks will be restricted on Santa Monica Blvd between Avenue of the Stars and Wilshire Blvd from 7:00 p.m. on November 16, 2015 to 8:00 a.m. on November 17, 2015.

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 Vice 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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