Guide to the Oscars Parking/Traffic Clusterfuck
City Streets (According to the City)
The City of Los Angeles will strictly enforce the parking restrictions and will cite and/or impound vehicles parked on streets at times shown (complete list after the jump).
Hollywood Boulevard has been closed between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive since Monday for the construction of press risers, fan bleachers, and pre-show stages. The Boulevard will reopen by 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 27.
Additional streets will be closed on the day of the show, Sunday, February 25, including Highland Avenue from Sunset Boulevard to Franklin Avenue, and Hollywood Boulevard from Cahuenga Boulevard to La Brea Avenue.
The Red Line will operate on a regular schedule, but will skip the Hollywood/Highland station all day Sunday. Public access to the station will also be a no-no.
Due to street closures in the Hollywood Area, including the closure of Hollywood Boulevard, Metro Bus Lines 163, 210, 212, 217 and 780 will be detoured through Feb. 26. On Sunday, Feb. 25, Metro Bus Line 156 along Highland Ave. will be detoured. Service should be resumed by mid-day on Monday, Feb. 26.
The closure of the north and southbound Highland Avenue off-ramps from the Hollywood Freeway (SR-101) between 10 a.m. and midnight on Sunday, February 25, 2007