'Rogue One' Premiere Prompts Full Week of Street Closures
The premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is about to exert its Force on Hollywood traffic.
Road closures related to Saturday's red-carpet premiere go into effect at 10 p.m. on Monday and will last until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Sidewalks will remain open to pedestrian traffic, save for the day of the premiere.
Heat Vision breakdown
Here's the full breakdown of closures, via The Hollywood Property Owners Alliance:
"All lanes of Hollywood Blvd., between Ivar Ave. and Argyle Ave., will be closed. Hollywood Blvd., between Cahuenga Blvd. and Ivar Ave.; and between Argyle Ave. and Gower St., will be soft-closed (local access only). Vine Street., from Yucca St. to just south of Hollywood Blvd., will be closed from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9, until 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 11. Vine Street, from just south of Hollywood Blvd. to Sunset Blvd., will be soft-closed (local access only) from 9:00 p.m. on Monday, December 5 until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 10.
"The day of the premiere, Saturday, December 10, all lanes of Hollywood Blvd., between Cahuenga Blvd. and Gower St.; and all lanes of Vine Street, between Yucca St. and Sunset Blvd., will be closed from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m."
Last year's Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere saw street closures bigger than those for the Oscars.
Here's a map of the closures the day of the premiere, with green marking rerouted traffic, orange indicating a soft closure and red indicating a full closure.
Hollywood Property Owners Alliance
The force is strong on traffic congestion, so don't be a trooper & please take care on the roads -- perhaps carpool & don't drive han solo. pic.twitter.com/q1utCMUsM7
— LADOT (@LADOTofficial) December 2, 2016
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