Heads Up for Next Week's Visit of China's President

As you may have heard, the president of China is visiting next week (on Tuesday and Wednesday and leaving Thursday).   The Times reports that authorities will close down several blocks of downtown around the Westin for the entire time he is here.  As well,

As for motorists, there will be some full directional closures of freeways, said Travis Phelps, spokesman for the state Department of Transportation. But those won’t be revealed — not even on overhead freeway information signs — until moments before the motorcade approaches, he said.

Consider this if you work anywhere near downtown or will be traveling thru downtown on those days.


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