Metro bus detours for Kingdom Day Parade on Saturday, Jan 19

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This year’s Kingdom Day Parade will be held on Saturday, January 19 from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.The parade will begin at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Western Avenue and travel west along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to Crenshaw, where the parade route will turn south. The route ends at Leimert Park, where the MLK Gospel Festival will be taking place until 7 p.m. Both the parade and Gospel Fest are open to the public.

Metro will be running bus detours in the area from 5 a.m. – 3 p.m. due to the parade on the following lines:  40, 102, 105, 207, 210, 212, 705, 710, 740 & 757.

For details on route detours, check after the jump or visit Metro’s Service Advisories page.

Line 40

Northbound:    Regular route to Crenshaw Blvd. and Slauson Ave., then continue via Crenshaw Blvd., (R) 48th St., (L) Normandie Ave., (R) Martin Luther King Blvd. and regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Martin Luther King Blvd. and Hoover St., then continue via Martin Luther King Blvd. (L) Normandie Ave., (R) 48th St., (L) Crenshaw Blvd. and regular route.

Line 102

Northbound: Regular route to Stocker St. and Overhill Dr., then continue via Stocker St. to (L) Santa Rosalia Dr., (R) Buckingham Rd., (R) Exposition Blvd. to Western Ave.  and regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Exposition Blvd. and Normandie  Ave. then continue Exposition Blvd.,(L) Buckingham Rd., (L) Santa Rosalia Dr., (R) Stocker St. and regular route.

Lines 105 & 705

Northbound: Regular route to Vernon Ave. and Gramercy Pl., then continue via Vernon Ave. to (L) Arlington Ave., (R) 48th St., (L) Crenshaw Blvd., (R) Slauson Ave., (R) Overhill Dr.- La Brea Ave., (R) Coliseum St., (L) Martin Luther King Blvd. and regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Martin Luther King Blvd. and Coliseum St. (nearside stop) then (R) Coliseum St., (L) La Brea Ave., (L) Overhill Dr., (L) Slauson Ave., (L) Crenshaw Blvd., (R) 48th St., (L) Arlington Ave., (R) Vernon Ave. and regular route.

Lines 207 & 757

Northbound: Regular route to Western Ave. and Slauson Ave., then continue via Western Ave. to (R) 48th St., (L) Normandie Ave., (L) Exposition Blvd., (R) Western Ave. and regular  route.

Southbound: Regular route to Western Ave. and Jefferson Blvd., then continue via Western Ave. to (L) Exposition Blvd., (R) Normandie Ave., (R) 48th St., (L) Western Ave. and regular route.

Lines 210, 710, & 740

Northbound:  Regular route to Crenshaw Blvd. and Hyde Park Blvd., then continue via  Crenshaw Blvd. to (L) Slauson Ave., (R) Overhill Dr.- La Brea Ave., (R) Rodeo Rd.,  (L) Crenshaw Blvd. and regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to Crenshaw Blvd. and Exposition Blvd., then via Crenshaw Blvd., (R) Rodeo Rd., (L) La Brea Ave., (L) Overhill Dr., (L) Slauson Ave., (R) Crenshaw Blvd. and regular route.