LOS ANGELES — As is customary with presidential visits, motorists in the West Los Angeles and Beverly Hills areas can anticipate traffic congestion Friday as President Donald Trump attends a campaign fundraiser.
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Motorists were advised to avoid the following areas:
— From 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and again from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: The area around Bundy Drive between Airport Avenue and West Pico Boulevard, in the vicinity of Santa Monica Airport
— From 3 to 4 p.m. and again from 6 to 7 p.m.: The area around Sunset Boulevard between Sepulveda Boulevard and Hillcrest Drive
To assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during todays visit by the President of the United States, the following areas of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills should be avoided this afternoon/evening when possible to prevent travel delays for community members. pic.twitter.com/n3AmiirGfv
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) April 5, 2019
Meanwhile, Sunset Boulevard will be closed between Foothill and Hillcrest roads from 1 to 7 p.m. During that same time, Foothill, Elm and Maple drives will be closed between Sunset and Elevado Avenue.
No bus routes will be impacted by the road closures, police said, although Metro officials warned riders to anticipate some delays on the Westside due to the traffic impacts.
Please see the TRAFFIC ADVISORY for avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of the President of the United States today. pic.twitter.com/r4kwWQdLxK
— Beverly Hills Police (@BeverlyHillsPD) April 5, 2019
Trump is expected to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport mid-afternoon Friday, then depart from LAX bound for Las Vegas Friday evening.