It’s that time of year again. You might want to avoid the area around the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland for the next couple of weeks. Here are the traffic details ahead of the Oscars on February 28.
Hollywood Boulevard will be closed between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive beginning at 10 PM Sunday, February 21, and remain closed until 6 AM Tuesday, March 1.
MTA subway trains will bypass the Hollywood & Highland station after the last regularly scheduled train on Saturday, February 27, until 6 AM Monday, February 29. Service at the station will resume with the first scheduled train after 6 AM.
Between Sunday, February 21, and Oscar Sunday, February 28, additional streets and sidewalks will be closed for varying periods.
Details of the closures and maps of affected areas are available from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, the Sixth and the Thirteenth District City Council field offices and on the Academy’s website. Here’s a look at the affected area:
The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on ABC at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT.