Continuing I-5 Improvements from 134 Interchange to Buena Vista Street

By On September 9, 2015

September 13-21, 2015

Starting September 19, 2015 through October 2015, crews will be driving concrete piles to construct a new railroad bridge over Buena Vista Street.

During work hours, Buena Vista Street northbound and southbound will be closed as follows:

  • September 19 – October 4, 2015:  Northbound and southbound Buena Vista Street from Winona Avenue to San Fernando Boulevard will be fully closed on weekends from Saturday mornings at 6 a.m. to Sunday evenings at 8 p.m.
  • September 21 – October 16, 2015:  One lane of northbound Buena Vista Street from San Fernando Boulevard to Winona Avenue will be closed on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Flaggers will direct motorists.
For more information click here.

Construction activities and closures are subject to change.

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIESSR 134 to Magnolia BoulevardBridge Widening Activities: Removal of bridge falsework on Alameda Avenue under I-5 (night work) and building of supports on pier walls.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista StreetBurbank Western Channel: Drilling for piles. Work will occur near the south end of the channel on the freeway side (night work).

Old San Fernando Tunnel: Removal of barrier beams.

Empire Bridge: Installation of falsework to support freeway bridge structure.

Victory Place Bridge: Installation of wood plates for bridge abutment.

Railroad Retaining Wall: Pile driving for the railroad retaining wall between Buena Vista Street and Hollywood Way (night work).

Burbank Boulevard at Southbound I-5 Off-ramp: Concrete crushing.

Future New Empire Avenue: Excavation work next to Sharky’s.

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

Utility Work: Underground utility work on Empire Avenue between Valpreda Street and Keystone Street, and on San Fernando Boulevard near Grismer Avenue.

Closures and Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

The south side walkway/bike path along the Los Angeles River will be closed Tuesday, September 15, through Thursday, September 17, at night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

+ Alameda Avenue underneath I-5 will be closed Tuesday, September 15, through Thursday, September 17, at night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. A signed detour will be provided.

There will be intermittent closures of the Alameda Avenue and Western Avenue on-ramps Tuesday, September 15, through Friday, September 18, between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

 

Buena Vista Street northbound and southbound will be closed as follows:

September 19 – October 4, 2015:  Northbound and southbound Buena Vista Street from Winona Avenue to San Fernando Boulevard will be fully closed on weekends from Saturday mornings at 6 a.m. to Sunday evenings at 8 p.m.

September 21 – October 16, 2015: One lane of northbound Buena Vista Street from San Fernando Boulevard to Winona Avenue will be closed on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Flaggers will direct motorists.

For more information click here.