Road Closures, Bus Routes Affected Due to President's Visit

The President arrived in LA Wednesday afternoon and attended a fundraiser in Bel-Air and a gala that evening in Century City.

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    Westside commuters can expect more street closures as President Barack Obama begins Day 2 of his Southern California visit. Kate Larsen reports for Today in LA on Thursday May 8, 2014. (Published Thursday, May 8, 2014)

    More traffic delays are expected on the second day of President Barack Obama’s visit to Los Angeles Thursday.

    The President will be participating in a Democratic National Committee roundtable at the Beverly Hilton Thursday morning. The President arrived in LA Wednesday afternoon and attended a fundraiser in Bel-Air and a gala that evening in Century City. This is President Obama's 17th trip to LA since taking office in 2009.

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    In order to steer clear of a potential traffic mess, avoid these areas:

    • The area around Santa Monica Blvd. and Avenue of the Stars from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • The area around Pico Blvd. and Motor Avenue from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    There will be a hard closure along Santa Monica Boulevard between Wilshire Boulevard and Avenue of the Stars, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department. As a result, the following bus routes will be affected between 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.:

    BUS STOP: Wilshire / Whittier (West of Arrival and Departure)

    ROUTES: 4, 16, 316, and 704
    Stop ID: 8470
    Stop ID: 16778

    BUS STOP: Wilshire / Santa Monica (East of Arrival and Departure)
    ROUTES: 20, 720
    Stop ID: 1297
    Stop ID: 14441
    Stop ID: 6063

    Riders should contact MTA for alternate locations.

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