Caltrans Releases Latest Construction Updates for I-5 Project

By On November 4, 2016

Closures and Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Closures will be implemented November 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8 unless otherwise specified.

+ The nights of November 3-4 and 6-9, northbound and southbound I-5 will be fully CLOSED in Burbank between Burbank Boulevard and Alameda Avenue.  The closure window is midnight to 4 a.m. Rain may cause closures to be cancelled and postponed until the following night.  More information and a detour map are here.

+ Intermittent lane closures on Flower Street between Alameda Avenue and Verdugo Avenue at night. Traffic flow will be maintained in both directions. Watch for flaggers. More information is here.

+ The southbound I-5 Alameda Avenue off-ramp will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on November 3-4 and 6-9.

The southbound I-5 Burbank Boulevard on-ramp will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. November 3-4 and 6-9.
The southbound I-5 Verdugo Avenue on-ramp will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. November 3-4 and 6-9.
+ Up to two lanes closed on northbound I-5 between SR-134 and Alameda Avenue the nights of November 3-4 and 6-9, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

+ Through mid-2017 there will be intermittent daytime bike path closures between Riverside Drive and just south of the SR-134 overcrossing in the City of Los Angeles. When the path is closed, a signed detour will direct users to Zoo Drive and Western Heritage Way. See map here.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street
  

+ Full closure of Empire Avenue between Wilson Avenue and Victory Place through late November 2016. Work hours will be from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., primarily Monday through Friday. The closure will remain in place 24/7. A detour will be posted. Click here for more information.

+ The night of November 3, up three lanes on northbound I-5 between Burbank Boulevard and Cohasset Street will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

FULL NORTHBOUND and SOUTHBOUND I-5 CLOSURES 

The nights of November 3- and 6-9, northbound and southbound I-5 will be fully CLOSED in Burbank between Burbank Boulevard and Alameda Avenue.  The closure window is midnight to 4 a.m. More information and a detour map are here. Rain may cause closures to be cancelled and postponed until the following night.

Construction Activities

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard
Providencia Avenue Bridge: Girder erection (night work) and bridge construction work on the underside of the bridge both northbound and southbound sides. More information is here.
I-5: Install temporary shoring in median, northbound and southbound sides (night work).
Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street
 
Leland Way: Overhead sign structure installation.  More information is here.
 
Empire I-5 Undercrossing: Backfill abutment walls and erect falsework.

 
Buena Vista Street Bridge (Winona Bridge): Install forms and rebar for center span’s stem and soffit (top portion of bridge).
  
Empire Avenue Railroad Underpass: Waterproof steel deck.  Construct retaining wall between pump building and Empire Avenue.

 
Empire Avenue: Form rebar and strip walls west of Victory Place. Install water main on east side of I-5 (San Fernando Road).
Hollywood Way to Buena Vista Street: Strip retaining wall forms and overhang, install cable railing.  Place railroad ballast, signalization conduits, and concrete ties.
Victory Place and Empire Avenue: Grade street and intersection.
Northbound I-5 San Fernando Boulevard On-Ramp: Remove soundwall and retaining wall (nighttime work Nov. 3.)  Construct footing and walls.
Old Front Street: Break out retaining wall.

Pump Building: Structure backfill and form vault room floor.