Caltrans Releases Latest Construction Updates for I-5 Project

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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.

Burbank Chamber
BWP LIRAP
Milano

+ 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.