Get ready for traffic headaches as Vice President Joe Biden visits L.A.

Vice President Joe Biden is visiting L.A. on Monday.

Vice President Joe Biden is visiting L.A. on Monday.

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Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Los Angeles on Monday probably won’t cause an #Obamajam, but will cause traffic congestion and related woes.

During Biden’s three-state trip, he is likely to make at least two stops in the Los Angeles area. Biden will be talking about jobs and clean technology at L.A. Cleantech Incubator in downtown Los Angeles with Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Later, Biden will attend a Democratic senatorial campaign fundraiser.


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From Los Angeles on Tuesday, Biden will head to Oklahoma, then to Texas, where he’ll talk about investing in the nation’s infrastructure, according to the Dallas Morning News.

The trip comes after Biden announced on Oct. 21 that he would not be running for president.

The following list was provided by the Los Angeles Police Department of closures, restrictions and streets to avoid Monday and Tuesday.


South Alameda Street between East 4th Street and East 6th Street from 2 to 6 p.m.

South Figueroa Street between West Olympic and Wilshire boulevards from 3 to 7 p.m.

West Pico Boulevard between Overland Avenue and Century Park East from 6 to 8 p.m.

Avenue of the Stars between West Pico and West Olympic boulevards from 6 to 8 p.m.

Santa Monica Boulevard between Beverly Drive and South Beverly Glen Boulevard from 6 to 8 p.m.

Hewitt Street will be closed between Palmetto and East 5th streets from about 2 to 5 p.m.

Colyton Street will be closed between Palmetto and East 5th from about 2 to 5 p.m.

In Beverly Hills, Merv Griffin Way between Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards will be closed to southbound traffic from 10 a.m. Monday to 9 a.m. Tuesday.

North and southbound lanes of Sepulveda Boulevard between Lincoln and Century boulevards will be closed to traffic for eight minutes between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday.


Santa Monica Boulevard between Wilshire and Sawtelle boulevards from 8 to 10 a.m.

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