The countdown begins: Road closures in effect for Oscar week

Preparations have begun for the 90th Oscars and a number of roads will be closed leading up to March 4th.

MTO Opening

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the City of Los Angeles have finalized street closure plans around the Dolby Theater at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood.

To accommodate the construction of press risers, fan bleachers and pre-show stages along the Oscars red carpet, Hollywood Boulevard will be closed between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive beginning at 10 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, and remain closed until 6 a.m. on Wednesday March 7.

MTA subway trains will bypass the Hollywood & Highland station after the last regularly scheduled train on Saturday, March 3, until 6 a.m. Monday, March 5. Service at the station will resume with the first scheduled train after 6 a.m.

Between Sunday, February 25, and Oscar Sunday, March 4, additional streets and sidewalks will be closed for varying periods.

The 90th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 4 at the Dolby Theater at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood.

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