Street Closures Planned During Obama’s Southland Visit

BURBANK ( — President Barack Obama’s visit to the Southland has prompted a traffic advisory from local authorities.

The President will arrive on Air Force One Thursday afternoon for an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and to attend a Democratic National Committee fundraiser.

He will stay overnight and depart Friday for Phoenix, officials said.

The Los Angeles Police Department has encouraged motorists to avoid the following areas during his visit on Thursday:

Due to the street closures, the following bus routes will be rerouted to utilize alternate stops during the above listed times: MTA bus #156, #212, #217, #222 & #312. Riders should contact the MTA for any alternate locations.

There will be a hard street closure in the northbound and southbound lanes of Sepulveda Blvd, between Lincoln Blvd and Century Blvd for an eight minute period between 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

See the complete list of street closures for Friday on

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