The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards are coming to the Beverly Hilton on Sunday, Jan. 13. To minimize traffic and facilitate event security, the Beverly Hills Police Department is implementing the following street closures and parking restrictions:
- Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed from Wilshire Boulevard to Century Park East on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 9 a.m. to midnight. Little Santa Monica Boulevard will be open during this time.
- Whittier Drive from Lomitas Avenue to Wilshire Boulevard will be closed to through traffic for the inspection and congregation of arriving Golden Globes participant vehicles. Residents living between Wilshire Boulevard and Elevado Avenue will be allowed vehicular access to their residences in a lane provided along the east curb. BHPD personnel will be present at the location to assist and control the traffic flow.
- No parking will be allowed on Whittier Drive between Lomitas Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard to accommodate the inspection area. The "No Parking" restriction on Whittier Drive is Sunday, Jan. 13, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. No exemptions are allowed in this area.
To minimize potential parking concerns to the surrounding residential streets, "No Parking" signs will be posted restricting street parking on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 6 a.m. to midnight on the following streets:
- Elevado Avenue – between Wilshire Boulevard and Walden Drive.
- Trenton Drive – between Whittier Drive and Wilshire Boulevard.
- Carmelita Avenue – between Wilshire Boulevard and Walden Drive.
- Walden Drive – between Santa Monica Boulevard and Whittier Drive.
For those residents without permit parking, you may call the Transportation Department at 310-285-2548 to obtain a parking exemption. To report any problems on the day of the event, the BHPD may be called at 310-550-4875.
No street parking will be allowed on Whittier Drive between Lomitas Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard. No exemptions for street parking will be allowed on Whittier Drive in this area.
If you have any questions please contact the Office of Community Services at 310-285-2408, or Sgt. Dennis Lynch with the Police Department Traffic Bureau at 310-285-2196.