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Academy Awards' Annual Traffic Clog

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Only a few more years of this before the Oscars moves out of Hollywood and Cirque de Soleil moves into the Kodak Theatre for a permanent show in 2010. Luckily, six days until the big event and impacts particular to tonight are minimal.

From 10 p.m. tonight to 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, closures include Hollywood Blvd. from Highland Ave. to Orange Dr., part of the Hawthorne Alley on the east side of the El Capitan Theatre and a complete sidewalk closure on the north sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Kodak Theatre portal.

Ongoing closures that will last beyond the ceremony include the closure of Orchid Alley, curb lanes on Hollywood Blvd., Hawthorn Ave. and Orange Dr., partial sidewalk closures and one pedestrian crosswalk closing. Come this weekend, expect heavy closures in the Hollywood Entertainment District area.