Oscar Weekend Street Closures In Hollywood

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We love that the Oscars happen in our very own backyard, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a pain when they shut down half of the roads in Hollywood!

The 85th annual Academy Awards are set to go down on Sunday, but LADOT has already shut down a few roads in preparation for film’s most prestigious night. Many more streets will close as the weekend progresses.

Here are the areas you’ll want to avoid:

Sunday, February 17, 2013 to Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Street Closure

  • Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue & Orange Drive

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Street Closure — beginning at 4:00 a.m.

  • Hollywood Boulevard between La Brea Avenue & Cahuenga Boulevard
  • Highland Avenue between Franklin Avenue & Sunset Boulevard

No-parking tow away zones:

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Tow-Away No Stopping Anytime, Sunday Only — 6:00 a.m. to Midnight

  • Franklin Avenue between La Brea Avenue & Cahuenga Boulevard — Both sides
  • Hollywood Boulevard between Cahuenga Boulevard & Vine Street — North side
  • Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue & Cahuenga Boulevard — Both sides
  • Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue & La Brea Avenue — Both sides
  • Highland Avenue between Franklin Avenue & Sunset Boulevard — Both sides
  • Hawthorn Avenue between La Brea Avenue & Highland Avenue — Both sides
  • Orange Drive between Hollywood Boulevard & Sunset Boulevard — Both sides
  • Sunset Boulevard between Detroit Street & Vine Street — Both sides
  • Wilcox Avenue between Sunset Boulevard & Franklin Avenue — Both sides
  • McCadden Place between Yucca Street & Hollywood Boulevard — Both sides
  • Yucca Street between Highland Avenue & Las Palmas Avenue — Both sides
  • Highland Avenue between Sunset Boulevard & Santa Monica Boulevard — East side
  • Wilcox Avenue between Fountain Avenue & Sunset Boulevard — Both sides
  • De Longpre Avenue between Wilcox Avenue & Cahuenga Boulevard — Both sides
  • Cole Place between Cahuenga Boulevard & Fountain Avenue — Both sides
  • Fountain Avenue between Wilcox Avenue & Cole Place — Both sides

Tow-Away No Stopping Anytime, Sunday Only — 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Santa Monica Boulevard between Highland Avenue & McCadden Place — North side
  • Santa Monica Boulevard between Highland Avenue & Mansfield Avenue — South side
  • Highland Avenue between Santa Monica Boulevard & Sunset Boulevard — East side
  • Highland Avenue between Sunset Boulevard & De Longpre Avenue — East side
  • Cahuenga Boulevard between Sunset Boulevard & Hollywood Boulevard — Both sides
  • Cahuenga Boulevard between Hollywood Boulevard & 101 Freeway — West side
  • Vine Street between 101 Southbound Freeway & Sunset Boulevard — West side
  • Vine Street between Homewood Avenue & Fountain Avenue — West side
  • Vine Street between Lexington Avenue & Santa Monica Boulevard — West side
  • Fountain Avenue between Vine Street & Highland Avenue — North side
  • La Brea Avenue between Lexington Avenue & Santa Monica Boulevard — Both sides
  • La Brea Avenue between Sunset Boulevard & Franklin Avenue — Both sides

Tow-Away No Stopping Anytime — 6:00 a.m. to Midnight

  • Outpost Drive between Franklin Avenue & La Pressa Drive — Both sides
  • Outpost Circle between Outpost Drive & Hillside Avenue — Both sides
  • El Cerrito Place between Outpost Drive & Hillside Avenue — Both sides

Officials suggest using public transit to ease the congestion. For more even more information on Oscar weekend street closures and how to avoid them, visit www.ladot.lacity.org.

  • Are the Oscar road closures affecting your plans? Tell us what you’re doing to avoid the traffic mess!

-Sarah Carroll, 97.1 AMP Radio/Los Angeles

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