Routes to Avoid During President Obama's Thursday Visit
President Obama is scheduled to arrive Thursday afternoon aboard Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport
By Staff Report
Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 • Updated at 5:28 AM PDT
Police are advising drivers to avoid portions of Santa Monica, Brentwood, Westwood and Beverly Hills Thursday because of President Barack Obama's visit.
The President is scheduled to arrive aboard Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport from Joint Base Andrews Thursday afternoon, then head to Cross Campus, described by the White House as a collaborative space in Santa Monica that brings together freelancers, creative professionals, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalist-funded startup teams.
The following areas should be avoided from 1:30-3:30 p.m.:
Centinela Avenue between Ocean Park Boulevard and Olympic Boulevard.
Lincoln Boulevard between Pico Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard.
The following areas should be avoided from 3:30-5 p.m.:
Santa Monica Boulevard between 26th Street & Ocean Avenue.
Ocean Avenue between Pico Boulevard and San Vicente Boulevard.
The following areas should be avoided from 5-7:30 p.m.:
San Vicente Boulevard between Ocean Avenue and Bundy Drive.
Sunset Boulevard between Allenford Avenue and Barrington Avenue.
Sunset Boulevard between Allenford Avenue and Roxbury Drive.
The following areas should be avoided from 7:30-9 p.m.:
Beverly Glen Boulevard between Sunset Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard.
Wilshire Boulevard between Sawtelle Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard.
Hilgard Avenue in Westwood will be closed between Le Conte Avenue and Weyburn Avenue from 8 a.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday. Service on Metro Bus Lines 2 and 302 on Hilgard Ave between Le Conte Avenue and Weyburn Avenue will be canceled from 11 a.m. Thursday through 4 p.m. Friday.