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Hollywood Half Marathon Prompts Street Closures

Expect closures on the Cahuenga Pass, Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard Saturday morning.

The inaugural Hollywood Half Marathon is planned for Saturday and that means several road closures are scheduled.

The race begins at 6 a.m. at Universal Studios City Walk and continues southbound on Cahuenga Boulevard, eastbound on Hollywood Boulevard to Sunset Boulevard and returns back to Universal Studios using the same route to the finish line at Cahuenga and Universal Studios boulevards, according to Navigate Hollywood.

The following closures are planned:

  • Cahuenga Boulevard W. from Universal Studios Boulevard to Bennett Drive will be closed at 10 a.m. Friday and reopen at 3 p.m. Saturday.
  • Universal Studios Boulevard southbound lane from Universal Studios City Walk to Buddy Holly Drive will be closed at 4 a.m. Saturday and reopen at 7 a.m.
  • Universal Studio Boulevard from Buddy Holly Drive to Cahuenga Boulevard W will be closed at 4 a.m. Saturday and reopen at 11 a.m.
  • Cahuenga Boulevard W from Universal Studios Boulevard to N. Highland Avenue will be closed at 4 a.m. Saturday and reopen 3 p.m. Saturday.
  • N. Highland Boulevard southbound lane will be closed from Cahuenga Boulevard W to Odin Street from 4 a.m. Saturday to 10:45 a.m.
  • N. Highland Boulevard from Odin Street to Hollywood Boulevard will be closed from 4 a.m. Saturday to 10:45 a.m.
  • Hollywood Boulevard from Highland Avenue to W. Sunset Boulevard will be close from 4 a.m. Saturday to 10:30 a.m.
  • W. Sunset Boulevard from Hollywood Boulevard to Maltman Avenue will be closed from 4 a.m. Saturday to 9:30 a.m.

Freeway ramp closures include:

  • 101 Freeway southbound at Barham Boulevard - full closure
  • 101 Freeway southbound at Highland Avenue - full closure
  • 101 Freeway northbound at Highland Avenue - restrict right turns
  • 101 Freeway southbound at Vine Street - restrict right turns
  • 101 Freeway southbound at Gower Street - restrict right turns
  • 101 Freeway northbound at Gower Street- restrict left turns
  • 101 Freeway southbound at Hollywood Boulevard - full closure
  • 101 Freeway northbound at Hollywood Boulevard- full closure

It's not clear how long the ramp closures are scheduled. 

An email sent out from the Hollywood Hills West Neighborhood Council included exit routes for residents in the hills above Cahuenga Boulevard West. Access it here.

Download the PDF and route map here.

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