Caltrans Releases Latest Round of Freeway Closures Before Christmas

By On December 18, 2012

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps, and connectors of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) and the Ventura Freeway (SR-134) as part of a $57.8 million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes in each direction along I-5 between SR-134 and Magnolia Boulevard. Closures are subject to change. Detours will be signed.

Golden State Freeway (I-5) Closures
Saturday December 16 through Saturday December 23, 2012

*SB I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue Off-ramp will have a long-term closure that will last approximately 60 days. It is expected to open on the week ending, January 12, 2013.

*Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue Off-ramp will have a long-term closure that will last approximately 60 days. It is expected to open on the week ending, February 15, 2013.

▪   Southbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue Off Ramp Time: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. (60-day closure)▪   Southbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue On Ramp Time: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue Off Ramp
    Time: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. (60-day closure)

▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue On Ramp     Time: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

▪   Northbound I-5 Western Avenue Eastbound and Westbound On RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
           9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ▪   Westbound SR-134 Connector to Northbound I-5 TIME: 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Westbound SR-134 Northbound and Southbound San Fernando Road On Ramp     TIME: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.▪   Northbound I-5 Western Avenue Eastbound and Westbound Off Ramp TIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

▪   Southbound I-5 Western Avenue Eastbound and Westbound On-RampsTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
          9 a.m. to 3 p.m.▪   Southbound I-5 Western Avenue Westbound and Eastbound Off-Ramps TIME 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
          9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ▪   Southbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue Off-RampsTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.    9 a.m. to 3 p.m
 
▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue Off-RampsTIME: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue On-Ramps
   TIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

▪   Southbound I-5 Connector to Eastbound SR-134 TIME: 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
▪   Southbound I-5 Westbound and Eastbound Burbank Boulevard On RampTime: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Westbound SR-134 from Zoo Drive to Victory Boulevard/Riverside DriveTime: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.▪   Westbound SR-134 at I-5 intersectionTime: Full Freeway Closure if necessary 12 a.m. to 5 a.m. (December 18th and December 21st)                      ▪   Northbound I-5 from Colorado Boulevard to SR-134TIME: Up to three lanes – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Four Lanes- 1 a.m. to 5 a.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 Westbound Colorado Boulevard On Ramp Time: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 from SR-134 to Burbank BoulevardTIME: Up to two lanes – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 8 a.m. on Sunday December 16th)
Three lanes 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. (Until 6 a.m. on Sunday December 16th)
    ▪   Southbound I-5 from Burbank Boulevard to SR-134TIME: Up to two lanes – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 8 a.m. on Sunday December 16th)     Three lanes –2 a.m. to 6 a.m.
About the Project

This project is building a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane in each direction along the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between the Ventura Freeway (SR-134) and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank, a total distance of 5.4 miles (2.7 miles in each direction). It is also constructing sound walls and retaining walls.

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