LOS ANGELES (FOX 11 / CNS) - There will be a host of temporary street closures and restrictions as well as heavy traffic congestion on several freeways and multiple surface streets in the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills areas Monday and Tuesday because of President Barack Obama's visit to the Southland.
Police suggest drivers avoid the following areas during these time periods because of expected heavy traffic congestion:
- The area around Sherman Way between Clybourn Avenue & Coldwater Canyon Avenue from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday.
- The Hollywood (170) and Hollywood (101) freeways from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday.
- The area around Highland Avenue between Franklin Avenue and Sunset Boulevard from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday
- The 101 and San Diego (405) freeways from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
- The area around Sunset Boulevard between Woodburn and North Palm drives from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
- The area around Sunset Boulevard between Woodburn and Palm drives from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday.
- The 405 and Santa Monica (10) freeways from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m on Tuesday.
- The area around South Centinela Avenue between Ocean Park and West Pico boulevards between noon and 1 p.m. on Tuesday.
Police report the following closures and traffic restrictions will impact the following locations:
- In Hollywood, the east and westbound lanes of Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and North Orange Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday.
- In Hollywood, the east and westbound lanes of Hawthorne Avenue between Highland Avenue and N. Orange Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday.
- In Beverly Hills, the north and southbound lanes of North Loma Vista Drive between Wallace Ridge and Dabney Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday.
- In Beverly Hills, the east and westbound lanes of Sunset Boulevard between North Whittier and North Bedford drives will be closed to vehicular traffic between 10:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday.
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