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.
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.