Special Event Traffic Notice for Campus Visits this week

If you are planning on visiting campus this week – you should be aware that  the Kid’s Choice Awards will be held at the USC Galen Center.  As a result there are some street/lane closures to be aware of as you plan your visit.  Traffic around campus may be a little tight!

Read the posting from the USCTransportation office after the jump.

To:                  USC Campus Community

From:             USC Transportation

Date:              March 29, 2011

Subject:        Special Event / Street Closures

The Galen Center is hosting the Kid’s Choice Awards beginning Monday, March 28, 2011 through Sunday, April 3, 2011. Due to the show, the below traffic lanes on Figueroa Street, Flower Street and Jefferson Boulevard will be closed to traffic as indicated:

Jefferson Boulevard from Figueroa Street to Flower Street

  • Monday, March 28, beginning at 6:00 am, Lane 3 Eastbound will be closed until Sunday, April 3.
  • Thursday, March 31, beginning at 6:00 am, Lane 2 Eastbound will be closed until Sunday, April 3.
  • Saturday, April 2, Lane 1 will be closed Eastbound until Sunday, April 3.

Figueroa Street (Exposition Boulevard to Jefferson Boulevard)

  • Monday, March 28, Lane 4 Northbound will be closed until 6:00 am on Sunday, April 3.
  • Tuesday, March 29, Lane 3 Northbound will be closed until 6:00am on Sunday, April 3.
  • Thursday, March 31, Lane 1 and Lane 2 will be closed Northbound until 6:00 am on Sunday, April 3.

In addition to the above closures, the Kid’s Choice Awards will be filming a scene for the opening of the show that will temporarily block northbound traffic on Thursday, March 31st, from the morning through the afternoon while they film.  We certainly apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.  If you have any questions, please contact Rick McCormick at (213) 743-1668 and/or Pablo Sahagun at (213) 743-1738.

Thank you,

USCTransportation.

 

Paul Ledesma

About Paul Ledesma

Paul is currently the Director of Undergraduate Admission at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering. Although he is not an engineer, he loves working with engineering students and secretly wants to be one (they do so much cool stuff!). He watches way too many movies, is a self-admitted gadget-freak, comic book aficionado, and avid fan of all things Apple. Paul studied Psychology at the University of Southern California and "fell into" the college admission field after graduation in 2000.

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