Latest Caltrans Closures and Construction Updates


Construction activities and closures are subject to change.

BURBANK WESTERN CHANNEL CAP:  Beginning the week of August 22 through mid-October 2016, crews will continue work on the Burbank Western Channel cap project. It will be necessary to use Scott Road for some material deliveries for the project. Please use caution and slow down when driving in the area. Flaggers will provide traffic control.

EMPIRE AVENUE CLOSURE UPDATE: Empire Avenue in Burbank will be closed between Wilson Avenue and Victory Place through November 2016 for bridge construction. Click here for more information.

Construction Activities

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.
SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard
Providencia Bridge: Construct bridge girder seats and core holes for restrainers (devices that hold girders in place) in preparation for girder installation.
Los Angeles River Bridge: Install flashing at metal soundwall.
Alameda and Western Bridges: Install utility enclosures.
Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street
Empire I-5 Undercrossing: Form and install rebar and pour abutment footings.
Buena Vista Street Bridge (Winona Bridge): Form backwalls and center span. Strip falsework.
Empire Avenue Railroad Underpass: Erect steel bridge.
Empire Avenue: Construct retaining walls.

Buena Vista Railroad Underpass: Erect steel bridge.

Pump House: Build falsework.
Victory Place Undercrossing: Form deck.
Southbound I-5 On-Ramp/Frontage Road (circus area): Erect batch plant (temporary concrete plant.)
Victory Place: Remove pavement.  Install shoring.
Burbank Western Channel: Erect crane and set deck panels.
San Fernando Boulevard (east and west of Grismer Avenue): Conduit work
Closures and Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

+ 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
+ Traffic control on Scott Road for Burbank Western Channel cap installation.
+ Full closure of Empire Avenue between Wilson Avenue and Victory Place through 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.
+ Intermittent nighttime lanes closures on southbound I-5 between Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard.
Intermittent nighttime ramp closures at southbound Buena Vista Street off-ramp and southbound Burbank Boulevard off-ramp.
+ Buena Vista Street closures between Winona Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard:
  • Night closures: Full closures from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Day closures: Intermittent lane closures in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The street will remain open to motorists.
Winona Avenue will be closed between Buena Vista Street and San Fernando Boulevard August 28 and August 29 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Electronic signs on Winona Avenue will provide updates.
+ Traffic control on San Fernando Boulevard east and west of Grismer Avenue for Burbank Water and Power conduit work.



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