New Closures and Information on the I-5 Project

By On October 17, 2015

October 18-23, 2015

  • On Sunday, October 18, 2015, from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m., I-5 will be fully closed from Hollywood Way to Burbank Boulevard so that Burbank Water and Power can safely relocate overhead power lines. The on- and off-ramps between Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard will be closed as well. Southbound I-5 motorists will be diverted at Hollywood Way and northbound I-5 motorists will be diverted at Burbank Boulevard. A signed detour will be posted.
  • For the safety of motorists during pile driving for a new railroad bridge, one lane of southbound Buena Vista Street will be closed intermittently on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. through October 23, 2015. For more information, click here.

Construction activities and closures are subject to change. 

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

SR 134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Alameda Avenue: Construction of concrete bridge barriers.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Southbound I-5 Buena Vista Street Off-Ramp: Paving and striping (night work).

Buena Vista Bridge (Winona Bridge): Installation of falsework on southbound side. 

Buena Vista Railroad Bridge: Pile driving and shoring work.

Burbank Western Channel: Backfilling trench operations.

Old San Fernando Tunnel: Concrete crushing.

Empire Avenue Bridge: Jacking operation to finalize falsework (night work).

Victory Place Bridge: Drilling CIDHs (cast in drilled holes) for bridge support structures and forming pile caps.

Railroad Retaining Wall: Installation of precast wall panels on the railroad retaining wall between Buena Vista Street and Hollywood Way.

Southbound I-5 Retaining Walls: Construction of new retaining walls on southbound I-5 between Empire Avenue and Burbank Boulevard.

Utility Work: Underground utility work on Maria Street north of Empire Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard east of Grismer Avenue.

Closures and Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

+ Intermittent closures of the northbound I-5 Alameda Avenue off- and on-ramps October 19-23 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

+ Through October 2017, a one-mile segment of the Los Angeles River Bike Path between Riverside Drive and just south of the SR-134 overcrossing in the city of Glendale will be closed.  For more information and the bike path detour, click here.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

+ On October 18 from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m., I-5 will be fully closed from Hollywood Way to Burbank Boulevard so that Burbank Water and Power can safely relocate overhead power lines. The on- and off-ramps between Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard will be closed as well. Southbound I-5 motorists will be diverted at Hollywood Way and northbound I-5 motorists will be diverted at Burbank Boulevard. A signed detour will be posted.


+ The southbound I-5 Buena Vista Street on- and off-ramps will be closed the nights of October 18 and 19 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

+ Two lanes of southbound and northbound I-5 between Hollywood Way and Olive Avenue will be closed the nights of October 18-20 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Full freeway closure the night of October 18 from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.)

Through October 23, one lane of southbound Buena Vista Street will be closed intermittently on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For more information, click here.

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