Los Angeles will host the 9th Summit of the Americas, June 6-10, 2022

Heads of state and diplomats from across the Western Hemisphere expected; Angelenos should prepare for some impacts on local commute

Angels – Los Angeles is honored to host the 9th Summit of the Americas from June 6-10, a gathering that is expected to bring together world leaders from across North, Central, and South America, as well as the Caribbean. The ninth summit is the second time the United States has hosted it since 1994, when the inaugural summit was held in Miami.

“We are delighted to host the Ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles and to welcome leaders from across the Western Hemisphere here to focus on our common goal of securing a sustainable, resilient and equitable future for all of our people,” Mayor said. Eric Garcetti. “Not only will the summit bring real benefits to our local communities and economy, but it will also lead to temporary changes in traffic patterns in some parts of the city – and we want to make sure that Angelenos are aware of and prepared for these impacts on our streets, highways, and highways.”

Traffic in the downtown Los Angeles area and around Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) may be affected from 10 p.m. Monday, June 6 through noon Saturday, June 11. The following are the expected operational impacts during the summit.

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Travelers to and from Los Angeles International Airport should expect tiered effects on traffic. Departing passengers are encouraged to allow additional time to get to the airport, especially on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. Follow @employee on Twitter for the latest updates on travel times to and from the airport’s central terminal area. Updates will also be posted as needed on the airport’s main Twitter feed, @employee.


In order to avoid traffic congestion and delays in downtown Los Angeles during the Summit of the Americas, areas between Interstates 10 and 101 and East 110 should be avoided whenever possible.

Separately, on Thursday, June 9, on Pacific Coast Highway (State Route 1) – from Coastline Drive to the Santa Monica Tunnel (McClure Tunnel) – a south lane will be designated for emergency vehicles from noon to 10 p.m.

From 10 p.m. on Monday, June 6 through noon on Saturday, June 11, passengers should avoid the following downtown access points:

  • East-west connecting ramps of Interstate 10 to 110 Freeway North
  • Northbound Interstate 110 exits into downtown Los Angeles, to include Pico Street, 9The tenth Street 6The tenth Street 4The tenth st and 3Research and development Street
  • Exit 110 to the southbound freeway for 6 exitsThe tenth Wilshire Boulevard
  • Figueroa Street, north and south traffic, between Washington Street and 3Research and development Street
  • Pico Boulevard, east-west traffic, between Union Avenue and Grand Avenue
  • 7The tenth Traffic on the street is east and west between Pixel Street and Flower Street
  • Wilshire Street, east and west traffic, between Bexell Street and Flower Street

There are several other roads in downtown Los Angeles that will be intermittently closed to traffic due to the summit.

To get to the downtown area, motorists must use the following motorway exits:

  • Travel west on Interstate 10, Exit 16A Santa Fe, 15B Alameda Street, 15A Central Ave, 14B San Pedro Street, 14A Convention Center.
  • Travel east on Interstate 10, Exit Convention Center/Grand Avenue/Olive Street, 14A Maple Avenue, 14B San Pedro Street, 15A Central Avenue, 15B Alameda Street, 16A Santa Fe Avenue.
  • Traveling north on Highway 110, exit at 20B 37th Street and Exposition Boulevard, 20C Adams Boulevard, or go to 10 or 101 Freeways east or west.

Businesses within these designated streets will remain open and foot traffic, private bicycles, etc. will also be allowed.

Caltrans 7, which oversees Los Angeles’ freeways, expects to close lanes and ramps in the downtown area, especially those leading to and away from the Los Angeles Convention Center. Updates will be provided during the week up @employee And the @employee.


The Los Angeles Department of Transportation expects there will be no suspended or canceled routes during Summit week. However, there will likely be diversions for DASH routes A, B, E, and F as well as Commuter Express lines 409, 419, 422, 423, 431, 437, 438, 439, 448, 534, and the Union/Bunker Hill shuttle and some will be closed. stations temporarily. More details will be available during the summit via LADOT’s Rider Alerts page at ladottransit.com/whatsnew and via Twitter at @employee And the @employee.

Likewise, Los Angeles Metro trains and buses may encounter detours. Riders can follow the LA Metro service alerts feed on Twitter @employee for updates.

Additional changes may be communicated from the relevant agencies and will also be available at unifiedla.lacity.org and via Twitter @employee.

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