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Have fun out there tonight, kiddies. The Carnaval is on Santa Monica Boulevard between Doheney and La Cienega, meaning there’s a bunch of bus detours to contend with. If traveling there by bus, it’s probably easiest to reach Santa Monica Boulevard by walking from either Beverly, Melrose or Sunset Boulevard.
Here’s the rundown of detours:
Affected Bus Lines: 002, 004, 010, 030, 105, 704, 705
Effective Dates: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 — Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
Santa Monica Blvd. / San Vicente Blvd. Short-line Terminal
Eastbound: Depart temporary short-line terminal eight (8) minutes after scheduled departure time at the San Vicente Blvd. / Santa Monica Blvd. short-line terminal, via Fairfax Ave. (R) Fountain Ave., (R) Crescent Heights Blvd., (R) Sunset Blvd. and regular route.
Westbound: Regular route to Sunset Blvd. and Genesee Ave., then continue via Sunset Blvd. to (L) Fairfax Ave. to temporary short-line terminal, at the layover zone just south of Sunset Blvd.
Lines 4 & 704
Eastbound: Regular route to Santa Monica Blvd. and Canon Dr., then continue via Santa Monica Blvd. to (R) Beverly Blvd., (L) Fairfax Ave., (R) Santa Monica Blvd. and regular route.
Westbound: Regular route to Santa Monica Blvd. and Genesee Ave., then continue via Santa Monica Blvd. to (L) Fairfax Ave., (R) Beverly Blvd., (L) Santa Monica Blvd.and regular route.
NOTE: Line 704 buses will make stops at any intersection where it is safe to do so while operating the detour route.
Eastbound: Depart the lay-over zone via San Vicente Blvd. to (R) Beverly Blvd., (L) La Cienega Blvd., (R) Melrose Ave. and regular route.
Westbound: Regular route to Melrose Ave. and Orlando Ave., then continue via Melrose Ave. to (L) La Cienega Blvd., (R) 3rd St., (R) San Vicente Blvd. and layover northbound on San Vicente Blvd. just south of Beverly Blvd.
Northbound: Regular route to San Vicente Blvd. and Beverly Blvd. Discharge passengers at Beverly Blvd. far side zone.
Southbound: Depart Division 7 temporary layover via West Driveway then (L) San Vicente Blvd., To Beverly Blvd. and regular route.
Lines 105 & 705
Northbound: Regular route to La Cienega Blvd. and San Vicente Blvd., then continue via La Cienega Blvd. to (L) Beverly Blvd., (R) San Vicente Blvd. and (R) Division 7 West Driveway