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Downtown L.A. Road Closures Snarl Traffic Around Wilshire Grand Ahead of President’s Visit

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The gridlock in downtown Los Angeles was even worse than usual Tuesday morning as authorities blocked off key streets surrounding the Wilshire Grand Center ahead of President Trump’s visit to Southern California. If possible, please avoid the area of 5th Street to Olympic Blvd, Union Ave to Grand Ave. and Beaudry Ave, and7th St. Commuters Nervous That Obamajam Will Turn Into Trumpjam
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— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) March 13, 2018

#LAPD: The following streets will be closed until 1:00p.m on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 for the Presidential visit:
Figueroa St. The #LAPD and @LADOTofficial want you to be aware that Downtown Los Angeles is extremely congested due to the Presidential visit. and 6th St,Wilshire Blvd. The Wilshire Grand announced to its tenants and workers that a VIP or high-security visitor was expected at the hotel on Tuesday, which lines up with Trump’s first visit to the state since becoming president. Video from the scene showed motorists navigating closures in the city’s heart.