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Space Shuttle Endeavour - Best Viewing Spots and Street Closures

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Crews began closing streets to accommodate the shuttle's move as early as 10 p.m. Thursday. The shuttle is expected to arrive at the Science Center around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Authorities said streets and sidewalks will be closed along the shuttle's route.

However, three public viewing events are scheduled for Saturday.

  • Around 8 a.m. Saturday, the shuttle will stop in front of the Forum in Inglewood. Parking for spectators will be available at the Hollywood Park Race Track, which officials said would open at 4 a.m. Saturday.
  • Around 2 p.m. Saturday, Endeavour's drivers will stop for another 30 minutes at the intersection of Crenshaw and Martin Luther King, Jr. boulevards. That stop includes speeches by city officials and a performance by the Debbie Allen Dance Academy.
  • Large parking lots have also been dedicated for the public to get a glimpse of the orbiter as it rolls into the Exposition Park area Saturday night, including four lots between Bill Robertson Lane and Vermont Avenue north of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.

The following street closures are planned:

  • From 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday: one lane in each direction of Lincoln
    Boulevard between Sepulveda and Manchester boulevards
  • From 8:30 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday: Lincoln Boulevard between
    Sepulveda and Manchester
  • From 10 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday: Northside Parkway from Westchester Parkway to Lincoln, Westchester Parkway from Loyola Boulevard to La Tijera Boulevard, La Tijera Boulevard from Westchester Parkway to Sepulveda
  • From 10 p.m. Thursday to 5 p.m. Friday: Sepulveda Eastway from Westchester Parkway to 87th Street
  • From 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday: La Tijera Boulevard from Sepulveda to Manchester Avenue
  • From noon to 5 p.m. Friday: Manchester Avenue from Sepulveda to Aviation Boulevard
  • From 10 a.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Saturday: southbound San Diego (405) Freeway off-ramp at La Cienega Boulevard/Florence Avenue
  • From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday: Crenshaw Boulevard from 79th Street to Vernon Avenue
  • From 8 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday: Crenshaw Boulevard from Vernon Avenue to 39th Street, Martin Luther King Boulevard from Marltin Avenue to Fourth Avenue
  • From 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday: Martin Luther King Boulevard from Fourth Avenue to Figueroa Street, Bill Robertson Lane from Martin Luther King Boulevard to Exposition Park
  • From 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: one lane in each direction of Lincoln between Sepulveda and Manchester Avenue. Additionally, Manchester Avenue and Manchester Boulevard in Inglewood will be closed from approximately 9 a.m. Friday to midnight Saturday.
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