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These are the 2018 Oscar-Related Street Closures in Hollywood

February 26, 2018 by Juliet Bennett Rylah

Graphic via Oscars.org

The 90th Academy Awards Ceremony will take place on March 4 this year. As any Hollywood denizen knows, the annual event results in numerous week-long street closures surrounding the Dolby Theater. The full list of closures, plus maps, can be found here. Below are the highlights:

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From today through March 7 at 6 a.m., Hollywood Boulevard will be closed between Highland Ave. and Orange Drive.

On Sunday, March 4 through Wednesday, March 7, the following streets will be closed:
Hollywood Boulevard between La Brea and Cahuenga avenues
Orchid Alley between Highland Boulevard and Las Palmas Avenue
Hawthorn Avenue between Orange Drive and McCadden Place
Selma Avenue between Highland Boulevard and McCadden Place
Orange Drive between Hollywood Boulevard and Hawthorn Avenue
Highland Avenue between Franklin Avenue and Sunset Boulevard
Wilcox Avenue between Franklin Avenue and Sunset Boulevard

Sunday, March 4, From 10 p.m. through 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7, there will be no parking or stopping on either side of Hollywood Blvd. or Hawthorn Ave. between Highland and Orange. The L.A. Department of Transportation has warned that if you park there, you’ll be towed, City News Service reports.

There will also be no parking or stopping on Sunday, March 4 from 6 a.m. to midnight on the following streets:
Franklin Avenue between La Brea and Highland avenues;
The north side of Hollywood Boulevard between Cahuenga Boulevard
and Vine Street
Hollywood Blvd between Highland Avenue and Cahuenga Boulevard
Hollywood Blvd between Highland and La Brea avenues
Highland Avenue between Franklin Avenue and Sunset Boulevard
Hawthorn Avenue between La Brea and Highland avenues
Orange Avenue between Hollywood and Sunset boulevards
Sunset Boulevard between Detroit and Vine streets
Wilcox Avenue between Franklin and Fountain avenues
McCadden Place between Yucca Street and Hollywood Boulevard
Yucca Street between Highland and Las Palmas avenues
The east side of Highland Avenue between Santa Monica and Sunset
boulevards
Outpost Drive between Franklin Avenue and La Presa Drive
Outpost Circle between Outpost Drive and Hillside Avenue
El Cerrito Place between Outpost Drive and Hillside Avenue
Fountain Avenue between Wilcox and Cole avenues
Cole Avenue between Fountain Avenue and Cahuenga Boulevard
De Longpre Avenue between Cahuenga Boulevard and Wilcox Avenue
Hawthorn Avenue between Highland Avenue and McCadden Place
Selma Avenue between Highland Avenue and McCadden Place
Cherokee Avenue between Hollywood Boulevard and Selma Avenue

On Sunday, March 4 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., there will be no parking or stopping on these streets:
The north side of Santa Monica Boulevard between Highland Avenue
McCadden Place
The south side of Santa Monica Boulevard between Highland and
Mansfield avenues
The north side of Santa Monica Boulevard between Vine Street and
Lillian Way
Highland Avenue between Sunset Boulevard and De Longpre Avenue
The east side of Highland Avenue between De Longpre Avenue and
Santa Monica Boulevard
Cahuenga Boulevard between Hollywood and Sunset boulevards
The west side of Cahuenga Boulevard between the northbound
Hollywood (101) Freeway off ramp and Hollywood Boulevard
The west side of Vine Street between the southbound Hollywood
Freeway off ramp and Sunset Boulevard;
The west side of Vine Street between Homewood and Fountain avenues
The west side of Vine Street between Lexington Avenue and Santa
Monica Boulevard
The north side Fountain Avenue between Highland Avenue and Vine Street
La Brea Avenue between Franklin Avenue and Sunset Boulevard
La Brea Avenue between Lexington Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard

For transit users:

The Metro Red Line train will skip the Hollywood and Highland station on March 3 after 6 a.m. until March 5 at 6 p.m., according to Metro’s The Source. Metro advises using the Hollywood/Vine station instead.

Also, there will be detours for Metro Bus Lines 212, 217, 222 and 780 in Hollywood through Tuesday, March 6 at 6 a.m. Check out Metro’s Service Advisories page for details.

There will also be sidewalk closures on March 4, including Hollywood Blvd. near Highland Ave., save a pedestrian access point on the south sidewalk. More details via the Oscars here.

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