New Caltrans Closures and Detours Announced

By On January 22, 2016

Special Closure

Buena Vista Street Closures: Winona Ave. to San Fernando Blvd.

  • Saturday, January 23, at 3 a.m. to Sunday, January 24, at 6 p.m., Buena Vista Street will be closed in both directions for bridge work. Detours will be posted.
  • Monday, January 25, through Friday, January 29, there will be intermittent Buena Vista Street lane closures in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., but the street will remain open to motorists.

Construction Activities

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

SR 134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Alameda Avenue: Construction of concrete bridge barriers.

Alameda Avenue Northbound and Southbound I-5 Ramps:  Constructing drainage inlets.

Bridge Construction: Work on Sonora Avenue, Alameda Avenue and Western Avenue Bridges.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Buena Vista Bridge (Winona Bridge): Forming soffit and stems (lower part of bridge structure) for southbound I-5 widening.

Buena Vista Railroad Bridge: Forming of median pier footings and abutments (supporting structures at the ends of the bridge span).

Buena Vista Ramps:  Paving operation between the ramps.

Empire Avenue: Pouring and forming underpass abutment walls and pier. Retaining wall work.

Railroad Retaining Wall: Installation of precast wall panels between Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard.

Victory Place: Forming of abutments for the bridge and walls.

Old San Fernando Road Tunnel: Concrete crushing.

Utility Work:  Conduit work on Victory Place just north of Empire Avenue. Flaggers will direct motorists.

Closures and Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

+ Intermittent closures of the northbound I-5 Alameda Avenue off- and on-ramps from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

+ The Los Angeles River Bike Path between Riverside Drive and just south of the SR-134 overcrossing in the City of Los Angeles will be closed through spring 2016.  A signed detour is posted that directs bike path users to Zoo Drive and Western Heritage Way.  See map here.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Intermittent closure of the southbound I-5 Burbank Boulevard off-ramp for equipment loading (night work).

+ Buena Vista Street Closures Between Winona Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard:

  • Thursday, January 21, at 10 p.m. to Friday, January 22, at 6 a.m., Buena Vista Street will be closed in both directions for shoring removal. Detours will be posted.
  • Saturday, January 23, at 3 a.m. to Sunday, January 24, at 6 p.m., Buena Vista Street will be closed in both directions for bridge work. Detours will be posted.
  • Monday, January 25, through Friday, January 29, there will be intermittent Buena Vista Street lane closures in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., but the street will remain open to motorists.

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