New Caltrans Advisory for I-5 Project

By On October 2, 2015

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

  • On October 4, 2015, from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m., I-5 will be fully closed from Hollywood Way to Burbank Boulevard so that Burbank Water and Power can safely relocate overhead power lines. The on- and off-ramps between Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard will be closed. Southbound I-5 motorists will be diverted at Hollywood Way and northbound I-5 motorists will be diverted at Burbank Boulevard.  A signed detour will be posted.
  • For the safety of motorists during pile driving for a new railroad bridge, one lane of northbound Buena Vista Street will be closed on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. through October 16, 2015. For more information click here.

134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Bridge Widening Activities: 

+ Construction of concrete barrier rails at Western Avenue and Alameda Avenue

+ Construction of bridge supports underneath the Los Angeles River Bridge

+ Slab construction at Alameda Bridge

+ Stripping and patching of concrete barrier at Los Angeles River Bridge

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Burbank Western Channel: Backfilling trench operations.

Old San Fernando Tunnel: Concrete crushing.

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

Victory Place Bridge: Drilling CIDHs (cast in drilled holes) for bridge support structures.

Buena Vista Bridge (Winona Bridge): Installation of falsework on southbound side.

Buena Vista Railroad Bridge: Pile driving and shoring work.

San Fernando Railroad Bridge:  Demolition of main line track on the northbound side.

Railroad Retaining Wall: Installation of precast panels on the railroad retaining wall between Buena Vista Street and Hollywood Way (night work).

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

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

Utility Work: Underground utility work on Maria Street north of Empire Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard east of Grismer Avenue.

Closures and Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

+ From September 25, 2015, through October 2017, the Los Angeles River Bike Path between Riverside Drive and just south of the SR-134 overcrossing in the city of Glendale will be closed. For more information and the bike path detour, click here.

There will be intermittent closures of the northbound Alameda Avenue and Western Avenue on-ramps Monday, October 5, through Friday, October 9, between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

+ On October 4, 2015, from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m., I-5 will be fully closed from Hollywood Way to Burbank Boulevard. The on- and off-ramps between Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard will be closed as well. Southbound I-5 motorists will be diverted at Hollywood Way and northbound I-5 motorists will be diverted at Burbank Boulevard.  A signed detour will be posted.

Through October 16, 2015, one lane of northbound Buena Vista Street will be closed on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For more information, click here.