Los Angeles City Councilmembers Mitch O’Farrell and Tom LaBonge are urging residents, business owners, and visitors to plan ahead and find alternate routes to navigate the street closures associated with the Hollywood Christmas Parade this Sunday.
The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will close Hollywood Boulevard from La Brea to Gower Avenues, as well as many side streets, starting on Saturday, November 30th through the end of the parade on the night of Sunday, December 1st.
LADOT officers will enforce the restricted no-parking policy for the parade, and will cite and impound vehicles parked on temporary restricted no-parking streets.
Vehicles parked on the following streets will be towed to the Official Police Garage, Hollywood Tow located at 1015 N. Mansfield Ave. in Hollywood at the request of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation.
Below are the street closures and restricted parking areas required to accommodate the festivities:
“Tow-Away No Stopping, 11 PM Friday (11/29/13) to 6 AM Monday (12/02/13)”
Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue & Orange Drive
Orange Drive between Hollywood Boulevard & Hawthorn Avenue
“Tow-Away No Stopping, 6AM to Midnight, Sunday (12/01/13)”
Hollywood Boulevard between La Brea Avenue & Orange Drive
“Tow-Away No Stopping, 11AM TO Midnight, Sunday (12/01/13)”
Hawthorn Avenue between La Brea Avenue & Mc Cadden Place
Lanewood Avenue between La Brea Avenue & Orange Drive
Sunset Boulevard between Highland Avenue & La Brea Avenue
De Longpre Avenue between Highland Avenue & La Brea Avenue
Fountain Avenue between Highland Avenue & La Brea Avenue
El Cerrito Place between Franklin Avenue & Hollywood Boulevard
Sycamore Avenue between Franklin Avenue & Hawthorn Avenue
Sycamore Avenue between Sunset Boulevard & Fountain Avenue
Orange Drive between Franklin Avenue & Hollywood Boulevard
Orange Drive between Hawthorn Avenue & Santa Monica Boulevard
Mansfield Avenue between De Longpre Avenue & Fountain Avenue
“Tow-Away No Stopping, 1PM TO Midnight, Sunday (12/01/13)”
Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue & Vine Street
Vine Street between Hollywood Boulevard & Sunset Boulevard
Sunset Boulevard between Vine Street & Highland Avenue
Franklin Avenue between La Brea Avenue & Highland Avenue
Highland Avenue between Franklin Avenue & Sunset Boulevard
Santa Monica Blvd between La Brea Avenue & Gower Street
La Brea Avenue between Franklin Avenue & Fountain Avenue (East side of street only)
Cahuenga Boulevard between Yucca Street & Hollywood Boulevard (West side of street only)
Yucca Street between Gower Street & Argyle Street (North side of street only)
Freeway Closures: U.S. 101 Hollywood Freeway:
Northbound and southbound off-ramps of Cahuenga Boulevard and Highland Avenue will all be
closed at 3:00 p.m., reopening at 10:00 p.m.
No Parking Sign Postings:
On Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, posting will begin on those streets that are designated “NO PARKING”
for Saturday, Nov. 30, Sunday, Dec 1 and Monday, Dec 2, 2013.
Motorists are advised to check the Official Police Garages (OPG) website, www.opglaviic.com, to find their vehicle. Alternatively, they may call 311 or Hollywood Tow, (323) 466-8583, to find information on how to redeem their vehicles.
Parade-watchers are urged to use public transit. For more information call Metro at (323) GO-METRO or visit its web site at: www.metro.net.
LADOT is dedicated to moving Los Angeles forward as quickly and safely as possible. Drivers, bus riders, bicyclists and pedestrians are encouraged to visit LADOT’s website at www.ladot.lacity.org for information about DASH, Commuter Express, bicycling in the City and an array of transportation services.
The 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade benefiting the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, and presented by Associated Television International and The City of Los Angeles, will kick off on Sunday, December 1, 2013 with a pre-parade concert at 5:00 p.m., followed by the parade at 6:00 p.m. This year’s Grand Marshall is Buzz Aldrin.