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Traffic Watch

August 16, 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.

Other streets may be closed without notice.

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 and onramps between 3rd and 9th streets, and offramps at Olympic Boulevard and Blaine Street.

* Harbor Freeway southbound: 11th Street onramp.

DEMONSTRATIONS TODAY

* 9 a.m. Direct Action Network, march against racial profiling and police brutality. MacArthur Park to Rampart Division station.

* Noon-5:50 p.m. Ad Hoc Coalition for Justice, march and rally against police brutality and mass incarceration. Pershing Square to Parker Center to Staples Center.

* 4 p.m. Youth Are the Future! march from Parker Center to Staples Center.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

* DASH buses: Service extended to midnight. From Little Tokyo and the Civic Center, take Route A to Staples Center. From Exposition Park and USC, take Route F.

* 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

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

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