Service alert: temporary detours on many bus lines for triathlon in L.A. on Sunday

The Herbalife 24 Triathlon is being held this Sunday, May 15, with different events between Venice Beach and downtown Los Angeles.

There will also be street closures and the following bus lines will be on temporary detour at times between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday: Line(s): 2, 16, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 51, 53, 55, 60, 62, 66, 81, 105, 204, 206, 207, 210, 212, 217, 460, 603, 617, 754 & 910/950.

Note: while on detour, buses will stop at all intersections as long as it’s safe to pick up and drop off riders.

Detour notices are being posted along impacted bus routes.

Metro Rail is a convenient option to reach parts of the route of triathlon events. The E (Expo) Line serves Culver City, the D (Purple) Line serves Koreatown and the B (Red), D and E Lines serve the area in DTLA around the convention center. See the map at right.

We recommend using the Transit app — our official smartphone app — to plan your ride. A regular one-way fare on Metro is $1.75 and includes two hours of free transfers. Fares can be stored on TAP cards, which cost $2 and are available for purchase at TAP vending machines at all Metro stations.

The following streets will have closures on Sunday:

Venice Blvd. between Ocean Front Walk & Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Venice Blvd. between Abbot Kinney Blvd. & La Brea Ave.

La Brea Ave. between Venice Blvd. & Olympic Blvd.

Olympic Blvd. between La Brea Ave. & Hoover St.

Hoover St. between Olympic Blvd. & Venice Blvd.

Venice Blvd. between Hoover St. & Figueroa St.

Figueroa St. between Jefferson Blvd. & Wilshire Blvd.

Jefferson Blvd. between Vermont Ave. & Figueroa St.

Wilshire Blvd. between Normandie Ave. & Figueroa St.

Below are the Metro Bus detour details. In the descriptions, R = right turn and L = left turn.

Line 2 (buses on southside)

Northbound: Regular route to Hoover St. and 27th St. continue via Hoover St to L- Adams Blvd., R- Vermont Ave., R- Washington Blvd., R- Hoover St. to temporary layover between Washington Blvd. and 20th St.

Southbound: Depart temporary layover via Hoover St. and regular route.

Line 2 (buses on northside)

Southbound: Regular route to Alvarado St. and 3rd St. then R- 3rd St., L- Rampart Blvd., L- 6th St., L- Alvarado St. to temporary layover far side between 6th St. and Maryland St.

Northbound: Depart temporary layover via Alvarado St. and regular route.

Line 16

Eastbound: Regular route to 3rd St. and Occidental Blvd. continue via 3rd St. to L- Rampart Blvd, R- Beverly Blvd.-1st St., R- Grand Ave., L- 6th St. and regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to 5th St. and Olive St. then R- Olive St., L- 1st St.-Beverly Blvd., L- Rampart Ave., R- 3rd St. and regular route.

Line: 18

Eastbound: Regular route to 6th St. and Benton Way continue via 6th St., to L- Rampart Blvd., R- Beverly Blvd.-1st St., R- Grand Ave., L- 6th St. and regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to 5th St. and Olive St. then R- Olive St., L- 1st St.-Beverly Blvd., L- Rampart Ave., R- 6th St. and regular route

Line: 20

Eastbound: Regular route to Wilshire Blvd. and Hoover St. continue via Wilshire Blvd. to L- Rampart Blvd., R- 1st St., R- Grand Ave., L- 6th St. and regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to 5th St. and Olive St. then R- Olive St., L- 1st St., L- Rampart Blvd., R- Wilshire Blvd. and regular route.

Line: 28

Eastbound: Regular route to Olympic Blvd. and Hayworth Ave. then continue via Olympic Blvd. to L- Fairfax Ave., R- Wilshire Blvd., L – Rampart Blvd., R- Beverly Blvd – 1st St., L- Broadway and regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to 1st St. and Hill St. continue via 1st St.-Beverly Blvd. to L- Rampart Blvd R- Wilshire Blvd., L- Fairfax Ave., R- Olympic Blvd. and regular route.

Line 30

Eastbound: Regular route to Pico Blvd. and Vermont Ave. then R- Vermont Ave., L- Washington Blvd., L- Main St. to Pico Blvd. and regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to Main St. and Pico Blvd. continue via Main St. to R- Washington Blvd., R- Vermont Ave., L- Pico Blvd. and regular route.

Line 33

Eastbound: Depart temporary layover via Washington Blvd. to R-Centinela Ave., L-Culver Blvd., R-Washington Blvd., L-Crenshaw Blvd., R-Venice Blvd., R- Vermont Ave., L- Washington Blvd., L- Olive St., R- Venice Blvd. and regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to 17th St. and Hill St. continue via 17th St. to L- Grand Ave. R- Washington Blvd., R- Vermont Ave., L- Venice Blvd., L- Crenshaw Blvd., R- Washington Blvd., L- Culver Blvd., R- Centinela Ave., L- Washington Blvd., L- Palawan Way., R- Admiralty Way., R- Via Marina, R- Washington Blvd. to temporary layover near side at Palawan Way.

Line 51

Northbound: Regular route to 7th St. and Olive St. then R- Olive St., L-1st St.-Beverly Blvd., L- Rampart Blvd., R – 6th St., L- Shatto Pl., L- into Terminal.

Southbound: Depart Shatto Pl. Terminal to R- Shatto Pl., R- 6th St., L- Rampart Blvd., R- Beverly Blvd – 1st St., R- Grand Ave., L- 7th St. and regular route.

Line 53

Northbound: Regular route to 5th St. and Olive St., then R- Olive St., L- 1st St., R- Beaudry Ave. and then regular route.

Line 55

Northbound: Regular route to 5th St. and Olive St., then R- Olive St., L- 1st St., R- Beaudry Ave.   L- Temple St., R- into Terminal 25.

Southbound: Depart Terminal 25 via exit to R- Beaudry Ave., L- 1st St., R- Grand Ave. and regular route.

Line 60

Northbound: Regular route to 1st St. and Grand Ave., continue via 1st St. to R- Beaudry Ave., L- Temple St., R- into Terminal 25.

Southbound: Depart Terminal 25 via exit to R- Beaudry Ave., L- 1st St., R- Grand Ave. and regular route.

Line 62

Northbound: Regular route to 5th St. and Olive St., then R- Olive St., L- 1st St., R- Beaudry Ave.   (Only) and regular route.

Line 66

Eastbound: Regular route to 8th St. and Westmoreland Ave. continue via 8th St. to L- Alvarado

St., R- Beverly Blvd.-1st St., R- Grand Ave. L- 9th St. and regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to 8th St. and Olive St. then R- Olive St., L- 1st St.-Beverly Blvd.

L- Alvarado St., R- 8th St. and regular route.

Line 81

Northbound: Regular route to Figueroa St. and Washington Blvd. then R- Washington Blvd., L- Hill St. to 9th St. and regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Flower St. and 11th St. then continue via Flower St. to R- Washington Blvd., L- Figueroa St. and regular route.

Line 105

Eastbound: Regular route to La Cienega Blvd. and Cadillac Ave. then R- Cadillac Ave., L- Robertson Blvd. L- National Blvd., R- 10 Santa Monica Fwy eastbound on ramp. 10 Fwy. exit Fairfax Ave. off ramp., R- Fairfax Ave. and regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to Fairfax Ave. and Adams Blvd. then R- Adams Blvd., L- La Brea Ave., R- 10 Santa Monica 10 Fwy. westbound on ramp., R- Robertson Blvd. off ramp. R-Robertson Blvd., R-Cadillac Ave., L-La Cienega Blvd. and regular route.

Lines 204 & 754 (buses on southside)

Northbound: Regular route to Vermont Ave. and Washington Blvd. continue via Vermont Ave. to L- Venice Blvd., R- Normandie Ave., R -Pico Blvd., R- Vermont Ave. to temporary layover far side after right turn.

Southbound: Depart via Vermont Ave. and regular route.

Lines 204 & 754 (buses on northside)

Southbound: Regular route to Vermont Ave and Wilshire Blvd. then R- Wilshire Blvd.,

LNormandie Ave-Irolo St., L- 8th St., L- Vermont Ave to temporary layover far side.

between 8th St. and Leeward Ave.

Northbound: Depart temporary layover via Vermont Ave. and regular route.

Line 206 (buses on southside)

Northbound: Regular route to Normandie Ave. and Venice Blvd., then R- Venice Blvd.,

L- Vermont Ave., L- Pico Blvd., L- Normandie Ave., to temporary layover far side

after right turn.

Southbound: Depart temporary layover via Normandie Ave. and regular route.

Line 206 (buses on northside)

Northbound: Depart temporary layover via Normandie Ave and regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Normandie Ave. and Wilshire Blvd. then R- Wilshire Blvd., L-Western Ave., L-8th St., L-Irolo to temporary layover far side between 8th St. and 7th St.

Line: 207 (buses on southside)

Northbound: Regular route to Western Ave and Venice Blvd. then R- Venice Blvd., L- Normandie Ave., L- Pico Blvd., L- Western Ave.to temporary layover far side between Pico Blvd. and 15th St.

Southbound: Depart via Western Ave. and regular route.

Line: 207 (buses on northside)

Southbound: Regular route to Western Ave. and 6th St. continue via Western Ave. to L- Wilshire Blvd., R- Normandie Ave., R- 8th St. to temporary layover between Oxford Ave. and Western Ave. nearside.

Northbound: Depart temporary layover via 8th St. R- Western Ave. and regular route.

Line: 210 (buses on southside)

Northbound: Regular route to Crenshaw Blvd. and Venice Blvd. then R- Venice Blvd., L- Arlington Ave., L- Pico Blvd. to temporary layover between Norton Ave. and Bronson Ave. mid-block.

Southbound: Depart temporary layover via Pico Blvd., L- Crenshaw Blvd. and regular route.

Line: 210 (buses on northside)

Southbound: Regular route to Western Ave. and Wilshire Blvd. then continue via Western Ave. to R- 8th St., to temporary layover nearside between Bronson Ave. and Crenshaw Blvd.

Northbound: Depart temporary layover via 8th St., R- Crenshaw Blvd. and regular route.

Line: 212

Northbound: Regular route to La Brea Ave. and 23rd St. continue via La Brea Ave to L- Washington Blvd., R- Electric Dr. continue via Santa Monica Fwy. West on ramp, R- Robertson Blvd. off ramp., R-Robertson Blvd., R-Cadillac Ave.,  L-La Cienega Blvd., R- Pico Blvd., L- Fairfax Ave, R- Wilshire Blvd., L- La Brea Ave. and regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to La Brea Ave. and Wilshire Blvd. then R- Wilshire Blvd., L- Fairfax Ave. R – Pico Blvd., L- La Cienega Blvd., R- Cadillac Ave., L- Robertson Blvd. L- National Blvd., R- 10 Santa Monica Fwy eastbound on ramp. R- Fairfax Ave off ramp., R- Fairfax Ave., L- Washington Blvd., R-  La Brea Ave. and regular route.

Line 217

Northbound: Regular route to Fairfax Ave. and Adams Blvd. then R-Adams Blvd., L-La Brea Ave., R-10 Santa Monica Fwy. westbound on ramp 10 Santa Monica Fwy, exit Robertson Blvd. off ramp., R-Robertson Blvd., R-Cadillac Ave., L-La Cienega Blvd., R- Pico Blvd., L- Fairfax Ave. and regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Fairfax Ave. and Pico Blvd. then R- Pico Blvd., L- Robertson Blvd.,  L- National Blvd., R- 10 Santa Monica Fwy eastbound on ramp-10 Fwy. exit, Fairfax Ave. off ramp., R- Fairfax Ave. and regular route.

Line 460

Westbound: Regular route to 110 Fwy. Transitway and Adams Blvd. then R- Adams Blvd.,

Only L- Hill St., L- Olive St (at 23rd St.), R- 6th St. and regular route.

Line 603

Northbound: Regular route to Hoover St and Washington Blvd. then R- Washington Blvd., L- Olive St., L- 1st St-Beverly Blvd., R- Rampart Blvd. and regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Rampart Blvd. and Council St. continue via Rampart Blvd. to L- Beverly Blvd.-1st St., R- Grand Ave., R- Washington Blvd., L- Hoover St. and regular route.

Line 617

Eastbound: Regular route to Robertson Blvd. and National Blvd. then R- National Blvd.-Palms Blvd., R- Motor Ave., R- National Blvd., L- National Blvd, L- Robertson Blvd. to temporary layover zone far side after right turn.

Westbound: Depart temporary layover zone via Robertson Blvd and regular route.

(NOTE) Depart on scheduled time for Robertson Blvd. and Pico Blvd.

Line 910/950)

Northbound: Regular route to 110 Fwy. HOV Transitway and Adams Blvd. then R- Adams Blvd., (Only) L- Hill St., L- Olive St (at 23rd St.) to 6th St. and regular route.

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