Traffic closures for Expo Line celebration and March of Dimes

Due to the dedication and grand opening of the Exposition Metro Rail line on Friday, April 27, 2012 and Saturday, April 28, 2012 along with the March of Dimes for Babies walk also on Saturday, April 28, 2012, the below streets will be closed to vehicular traffic:
FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012
Exposition Boulevard will be closed from Vermont Avenue to Figueroa Street from 10:00 am to approximately 4:00 pm.
Entry and exit to and from USC’s Watt Way will be allowed from Exposition Boulevard and Vermont Avenue according to the Department of Transportation officials.  However, Transportation Services recommends that traffic on the west side of campus enter campus via Gate 6, located on Vermont Avenue and 36th Place and/or Gate 5, located on Jefferson Boulevard and McClintock Avenue.  Also for parking on the east side of campus, please use Gate 3, located on Figueroa Street and McCarthy Way, and the old Gate 2, located on Figueroa Street just before Exposition Boulevard for access to Childs Way.
The Expo Line grand opening and the March of Dimes-March for Babies walk are scheduled to take place.  These events will result in the following street closures:
Exposition Boulevard will be closed from Vermont Avenue to Figueroa Street from 7:00 am to approximately 8:00 pm.
Figueroa Street from 39th Street north to Adams Boulevard.
Adams Boulevard west to Hoover Street.
Hoover Street south to Jefferson Boulevard.
Jefferson Boulevard east to Figueroa Street.
Figueroa Street south to 39th Street.
SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012
Sunday is the continuation of the metro rail opening. There will be promotional rides and a street fair at USC Pardee Plaza.  This event will result in the following street closures from 9:00 am until approximately 8:00 pm:
Exposition Boulevard between Figueroa Street.  Vermont Avenue (East bound local traffic from Vermont Avenue to Watt Way and from Pardee Way to Figueroa Street is ok; Westbound traffic from Figueroa Street to Pardee Way and from Watt Way to Vermont Avenue is ok).

Thanks USC Transporation for the info.

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