Commuters are being warned to avoid streets around the
For the first time in 40 years, the television awards show will be held on a weeknight with the accompanying street closures affecting after-work traffic.
Most of the closures will last until midnight or beyond while celebrities are shuttled to and from the event and after-parties.
According to the Los Angeles Department of Transportation, the following streets will be closed all night tonight:
-- Georgia Street between Chick Hearn Court and West Road
-- Chick Hearn Court from Figueroa Street to LA Live Way
-- 11thStreet from Figueroa Street to Hope Street
-- 12th Street from Figueroa Street to Flower Street
There will also be sidewalk closures on the following streets:
-- Figueroa Street's east sidewalk from Pico to Olympic boulevards
-- Pico Boulevard's north sidewalk from Figueroa Street to LA Live Way
-- LA Live Way's east sidewalk from Pico Boulevard to West Road
-- 11th Street's north and south side from Figueroa Street to Flower Street