Hollywood street closures beginning for Oscars

A block of Hollywood Boulevard will be closed Sunday night, one of several street closures expected in the days leading up to the 86th Academy Awards.

All lanes on Hollywood Boulevard will be closed from Orange Drive to Highland Avenue at 10 p.m. and will remain closed until 6 a.m. on March 4.

Sidewalks and alleys were also slated to be closed Sunday, the Academy said in a statement.

The north sidewalk on Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Dolby Theatre will be completely closed at 10 p.m.

The south sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard between Orange Drive and Highland Avenue was closed at 6 p.m., except for an 8-foot pedestrian walkway.


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