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Traffic Watch

August 14, 2000

STREET CLOSURES

Through Thursday:

* Pico Boulevard between Cherry and Flower streets.

* Flower Street between Pico and Olympic boulevards.

* Figueroa Street between Venice and Olympic boulevards.

* 12th Street between Flower and Figueroa streets.

* 11th Street between Flower and Cherry streets.

Today:

* 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Melrose Avenue between Wilton Place and Vine Street, Gower Street between Santa Monica Boulevard and Melrose and Van Ness Avenue between Santa Monica and Melrose.

RAMP CLOSURES

Through Thursday:

* Harbor Freeway northbound: Pico Boulevard offramp and 11th Street onramp.

* Santa Monica Freeway westbound: Pico Boulevard offramp.

Unscheduled closures: * Harbor Freeway both directions: offramps at 4th, 6th, 8th and 9th streets, Olympic Boulevard and Blaine Street.

* Harbor Freeway southbound: 11th Street onramp.

DEMONSTRATIONS

* 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Reparations rally, Exposition Park, Parking Lot 2.

* 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March against Occidental Petroleum, from Pershing Square through downtown.

* 12:30-1:45 p.m. Forest Protection rally, Pershing Square.

* 2-4:30 p.m. March against the World Trade Organization and corporate globalization, Pershing Square.

* 4 p.m. Million Billionaire March, gathering at Los Angeles Public Library, 5th and Flower streets.

* 4 p.m. Green Party of California protest, Pershing Square.

* 4 p.m. March against nuclear weapons/defense spending, Pershing Square.

* 7-10 p.m. California People of Faith Working Against the Death Penalty vigil, St. Vincent Catholic Church, 621 W. Adams Blvd.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

* DASH buses: Service extended to midnight. * MTA buses: Some Flower and Figueroa street routes shifted to Olive Street or Grand Avenue.

MORE INFORMATION:

* Downtown radio reports: 1630 AM.

* Traffic hotline: (323) 224-6534.

* Bus, train and subway info: (800) 266-6883.

* Web sites:

Caltrans: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist07

City traffic information: http://trafficinfo.lacity.org

City transportation department: MTA: http://www.mta.net

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--Compiled by MALOY MOORE and DOUG SHUIT / Los Angeles Times

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