Academy Awards Traffic and Road Closures

Anyone from Balboa RV Park headed to Hollywood this weekend? Beware of road closures that could put a big delay in getting to your destination due to the Academy Awards this Sunday, February 24th.

Hollywood Boulevard between Orange Drive and Highland Avenue will close Sunday night at 10:00 p.m. and will remain closed until 6 a.m. February 26.

Here are other closures beginning Sunday night:

  • The south sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard between Orange Drive and Highland Avenue will close at 6 p.m., with the exception of an 8-foot pedestrian access.
  • The north sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard directly in front of the Dolby Theatre portal will close at 10 p.m.
  • The north sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard from Highland Avenue to Orange Drive, with the exception of an 8-foot pedestrian access, will close at 10 p.m.
  • The pedestrian mid-block crosswalk on Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive will close at 10 p.m.
  • At 10 p.m. Monday, the Hawthorn Alley on the east side of the El Capitan Theatre will close from Hollywood Boulevard south 210 feet.
  • At 12:01 a.m. Friday, Hawthorn Avenue will close between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive.

On Saturday, the day before the show, a series of other closures will begin:

  • Orchid Street will close from 60 feet south of Franklin Boulevard to Orchid Alley.
  • Orange Drive will close from Orchid Alley to Hollywood Boulevard.
  • The north and south sidewalks of Hawthorn Avenue will close from Highland Avenue to Orange Drive.
  • The north sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard will close completely from Highland Avenue to Orange Drive.
  • The west sidewalk of Highland Avenue will close from Johnny Grant Way south to Hollywood Boulevard.
  • Johnny Grant Way from Highland Avenue to Orchid Street will close.

On Feb. 24, the following restrictions will take effect:

  • The remainder of Hawthorn Alley from Orange Drive to Highland Avenue will close.
  • Orange Drive will close from Hawthorn Avenue to Hollywood Boulevard.
  • The north and south sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard from Highland Avenue to 300 feet east of Highland Avenue will close.
  • The south sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard will close directly in front of the north-south running Hawthorn Alley.
  • The east and west sidewalks of Highland Avenue from Hollywood Boulevard to Hawthorn Avenue will close.
  • The east sidewalk of Highland Avenue will close from Yucca Street south to the alley.
  • The north and south crosswalks on Hollywood Boulevard at the Highland Avenue intersection.
  • The northbound and southbound offramps of the 101 Freeway at Highland Avenue will close.

Thanks to KTLA 5 for the information.

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