President Obama Visit: Friday Road Closures
Obama will designate the San Gabriel Mountains as a National Monument on Friday
President Barack Obama will kick off his last stretch of his 24-hour Southland visit with a private fundraiser, followed by an event where he will designate part of the San Gabriel Mountains a National Monument. Annette Arreola reports live from Westwood for Today in LA on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.By Jeff Scharping
Friday, Oct 10, 2014 • Updated at 7:58 AM PDT
Police continue to advise motorists of a series of road closures on Friday, as President Barack Obama is set to cap off his two-day visit to the city with a trip to the San Gabriel Mountains.
Obama plans to designate the mountains as a National Monument.
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Here are the areas LAPD officials say motorists should avoid on Friday:
Avoid the following areas between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.:
Area around Wilshire Boulevard between Veteran Avenue and Comstock Avenue
Area around Beverly Glen Boulevard between Ashton Avenue and Bellagio Road
Avoid the following areas between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.:
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Area around Sunset Boulevard between Hilgard Avenue and Carolwood Drive
Area around Beverly Glen between Bellagio Road and Pico Boulevard
Area around Pico Boulevard between Prosser Avenue and Century Park East
Police say they will continue a closure along Hilgard Avenue between Le Conte Avenue and Weyburn Avenue until 6 p.m. Friday.
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The Metro bus orange line route 302/2 on Hilgard Avenue between Le Conte Avenue and Weyburn Avenue will also be canceled until 4 p.m. Friday.
Air Force One will fly out of LAX Friday, headed next to San Francisco.