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Your Guide To This Weekend's LA Pride And Resist March Street Closures

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Welcome to Los Angeles; on Tuesdays we have elections and on weekends we march. This year, LA Pride will be holding a Resist March instead of their iconic annual parade, and if you are not planning to #Resist on Sunday, you might want to avoid the Hollywood area—there will be street closures aplenty.

According to the Los Angeles Department of Transportation, the Resist March will start at Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea Avenue, turn south onto La Brea Avenue, then head west on Sunset Boulevard before turning south onto Fairfax Avenue. From there, walkers will make a westbound turn onto Santa Monica Boulevard heading into West Hollywood to reach the final destination of the LA Pride festival.

LADOT advises those not participating to avoid a pretty wide swath of town, from Franklin down to Santa Monica Boulevard on the north and south, and Crescent Heights Avenue all the way east to Cahuenga.

The following streets will be closed between the hours of 6 a.m. and 12 noon on Sunday:

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Hollywood Boulevard, between Highland and La Brea Avenues

The following streets are anticipated to close starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday until the end of the march, but may close earlier if necessary to support the safety of the marchers:

La Brea Avenue, between Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards
Sunset Boulevard, between La Brea and Fairfax Avenues
Fairfax Avenue, between Sunset Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica Boulevard, between Fairfax Avenue and the City of West Hollywood

Other associated closures:

Sunset Boulevard, between Highland and La Brea Avenues
Westbound Franklin Avenue, between Highland and La Brea Avenues
Impacts to Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, east of Highland Avenue

LADOT will also be enforcing a strict no-parking policy along the route.

Pride-related street closures will begin even sooner in West Hollywood, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, West Hollywood Station.

Thursday
San Vicente Blvd, between Melrose Ave and Santa Monica Blvd will be closed from Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 7 p.m. through Monday, June 12, 2017 at 8 a.m.

Friday
Starting around 8 p.m. on Friday, Santa Monica Blvd. will be closed for a short time between La Cienega and San Vicente to allow for the Dyke March.

Holloway Drive will be closed between Santa Monica Blvd and Hacienda Place from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

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San Vicente Blvd between Melrose Ave and Santa Monica Blvd will remain closed.

Saturday
San Vicente Blvd between Melrose Ave and Santa Monica Blvd will remain closed.

Sunday
West Side: Santa Monica Blvd from Doheny Dr. to La Cienega Blvd (5 a.m. - 5 p.m.) - including all streets one block north and south of Santa Monica Blvd.

East Side: Santa Monica Blvd. from La Cienega Blvd to Genesee Ave. (9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
Fairfax Ave from Sunset Blvd. to Santa Monica Blvd (9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

San Vicente Blvd between Melrose Ave and Santa Monica Blvd will remain closed.

Here's a handy map, courtesy of our friends at KPCC:

And LADOT's official breakdown:

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