Academy Awards Street Closures Finalized For Union Station, Downtown L.A.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the City of Los Angeles have finalized street closure plans downtown in anticipation of the 93rd Oscars. The awards will held Sunday, April 25 at Union Station Los Angeles and at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood.

Alameda Street between Cesar E. Chavez Avenue and 1st Street, Los Angeles Street between Alameda Street and 1st Street, and intersecting streets will be closed beginning at 12:01 a.m. PT on April 25, and will remain closed until 4 a.m. on Monday, April 26. The 101 Freeway off-ramp and on-ramps at Los Angeles Street will also be closed during this period.

Between Sunday, April 4 and Oscar Sunday, additional streets and sidewalks will be closed for varying periods. Details of the closures and maps of affected areas are available here.

The Hollywood plans have not been announced, but likely will parallel past street closures.

Union Station will remain open to transit riders throughout this period, and riders will be able to access all bus, rail, Metrolink, Amtrak and private transportation providers, along with vendors. Olvera Street merchants and area churches will remain accessible to the public.

The Academy said it is working in partnership with community organizations and the city to conduct outreach on the ground to ensure minimal disruption to all in the area.

International locations will be televised via satellite live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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