The 2013 AIDS Walk Los Angeles will be held on Sunday, October 13th. AIDS Walk starts and ends in West Hollywood, and, as in the past, the AIDS Walk will come right through Melrose Village, heading eastbound on Melrose Ave., south on La Brea Ave. and then west on Beverly Blvd. The full route is approximately 10 kilometers or 6.2 miles.
Information on street closures and route crossings is included below. But if you want to participate in AIDS Walk by walking or contributing directly, see their website at AIDSWalk.net/losangeles. And another way to participate is by cheering on the walkers along the route.
Please expect some traffic delays and plan your day accordingly. Santa Monica Blvd. should re-open to all traffic by 1 p.m. La Cienega will be open after 1:30 p.m. but will remain restricted at Beverly Blvd. until 3 p.m. Melrose Ave., La Brea Ave., and Beverly Blovd. should re-open to all traffic by 3 p.m.
The following streets will be closed temporarily at the times and dates shown. Except where noted, streets will be closed in both directions.
Street Closure times on 10/13/2013 (except where noted):
San Vicente Blvd, Santa Monica to Melrose 6 a.m. on 10/12 to 6 p.m. 10/13
San Vicente Blvd, Cynthia to Santa Monica 11 a.m. on 10/12 to 4 p.m. 10/13
San Vicente Blvd, Beverly to Melrose (East side only) 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Robertson Blvd, Melrose to Santa Monica 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
La Peer Dr , Melrose to Santa Monica 6 a.m. to 12 noon
Santa Monica Blvd, Doheny to Holloway 6 a.m. to 12 noon
La Cienega Blvd, Santa Monica to Melrose 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Melrose Place, La Cienega to Orlando 6 a.m. to 12 noon
Melrose Ave, San Vicente to La Brea 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
La Brea Ave, Melrose to Beverly 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Beverly Blvd, La Brea to San Vicente 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Route Crossings are supervised by police officers and AIDS Walk staff and allow vehicles to cross by stopping the walkers and regular intervals.
ROUTE CROSSINGS ARE ALLOWED ONLY AT THE FOLLOWING INTERSECTIONS:
Harper Ave at Melrose Ave Northbound and Southbound
Crescent Heights Blvd at Melrose Ave Northbound and Southbound
Fairfax Ave at Melrose Ave Northbound and Southbound
Poinsettia Place at Melrose Ave Northbound and Southbound
Clinton St at La Brea Ave Eastbound and Westbound
Oakwood Ave at La Brea Ave Eastbound and Westbound
Poinsettia Place at Beverly Blvd Northbound and Southbound
Fairfax Ave at Beverly Blvd Northbound and Southbound
Sweetzer Ave at Beverly Blvd Northbound and Southbound
Crescent Heights Blvd at Beverly Blvd Northbound and Southbound
La Cienega Blvd at Beverly Blvd Southbound only