Latest Caltrans Construction Updates

By On August 12, 2016

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: Form and pour walls. Strip and build falsework.

Victory Place Undercrossing: Install utilities (water line and AT&T conduits) and strip stem forms (support structures).

Southbound I-5 On-Ramp/Frontage Road (Circus area): Erect portable batch plant (concrete plant.)

Victory Place (South of Empire 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

+ 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.

+ Traffic control on Victory Place south of Empire Avenue for Burbank Water and Power conduit work.