Joe Biden's Visit And Golden Globes Mean Epic Road Closures Ahead
While this weekend will bring a torrent of rains to Central and Northern California, Los Angeles will be hit with a torrent of another kind: road closures.
According to City News Wire, Vice President Joe Biden will be attending a fundraiser on Sunday for Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti's re-election campaign. The event will be held at the Beverly Hills home of Harbor Freight Tools executive Allan Mutchnik and his wife Nicole.
But wait! It doesn't stop there. The Golden Globes will occur Sunday night -- also in Beverly Hills. The event will have its own road closures -- confined to only two streets, but much more well-trafficked.
The LAPD and Beverly Hills PD state the following areas should be avoided at the following times:
SUNDAY, JANUARY 8 --
6:00 a.m. to Midnight
Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed to all traffic from Century Park West to Wilshire Boulevard
Wilshire Boulevard will be narrowed to two lanes of traffic each for westbound and eastbound traffic
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The area around Pershing Dr. between Westchester Parkway and Imperial Highway
The area around Imperial Highway between Vista Del Mar & North Sepulveda Boulevard
The area around Wilshire Boulevard between South Sepulveda Boulevard & Malcolm Ave.
The area around Lindbrook Dr. / Hilgard Ave. between Westwood Boulevard & Le Conte Ave.
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The area around Hilgard Ave. between Weyburn Ave. & Sunset Boulevard (Westwood Village)
The area around Sunset Boulevard between Hilgard Ave. & Alta Dr. (City of Beverly Hills)
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The area around Sunset Boulevard between Alta Dr. (City of Beverly Hills) & Hilgard Ave.
The area around Hilgard Ave. / Malcolm Ave. between Sunset Boulevard & Lindbrook Dr.
MONDAY, JANUARY 9 --
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
The area around Hilgard Ave. / Lindbrook Ave. between Le Conte Ave. & Westwood Boulevard
The area around Wilshire Boulevard between Malcolm Ave. & South Sepulveda Boulevard
The area around Imperial Highway between North Sepulveda Boulevard & Vista Del Mar
The area around Pershing Dr. between Imperial Highway & Westchester Parkway from
Metro bus routes along Santa Monica Boulevard through Century City will be affected.
Basically, do everything you can to avoid driving through west Beverly Hills, Century City, and Holmby Hills.