The Academy Awards are being held at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood on Sunday evening. Some bus detours are already in effect as preparations for the Awards are made and Red Line subway service will be impacted. Here are all the details from the Metro news release:
Metro Red Line trains will operate on a regular schedule with no delays in service but will pass through the Hollywood/Highland Station without stopping on Sunday, Feb. 27. With the start of regular service on Monday, Feb. 28, all Metro Red Line trains will resume stops at the Hollywood/Highland Station.
The Hollywood/Highland Station will close after the last train departs in the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 27 and reopen for regular service on Monday, Feb. 28. During that time, there will be no public access to the Hollywood/Highland Metro Red Line station. Customers are advised to use the Hollywood/Vine Station as an alternate and transfer to nearby bus service or walk.
Street closures start Monday, Feb. 21, in the Hollywood area due to preparations for the Academy Awards show that will be held in the Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland complex.
Metro Bus Lines 212/312, 217, 222 and 780 will be detoured along Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and La Brea Avenue through 6 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, or until barricades are removed. Normal service should resume by 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1. (Note: Line 780 has no weekend service on Saturday or Sunday.)
On the day of the event, Sunday, Feb. 27, Bus lines 156, 212, 222 and 217 will be detoured along Hollywood Boulevard between La Brea Avenue and Cahuenga Boulevard and on Highland Avenue between Franklin Avenue and Sunset Boulevard through 6 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 28 or until barricades are removed.
Specific routes of the detours are listed online on the service advisory pages of metro.net. Check The Source for updated information. For real-time service alerts, go to metro.net home page or follow #metroLAalerts on twitter.
For specific route and schedule information patrons can call 1-323-GOMETRO (323.466.3876) or online at metro.net.
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