New Closures and Freeway Detours Announced

By On February 4, 2013

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps, and connectors of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) and the Ventura Freeway (SR-134) as part of a $57.8 million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes in each direction along I-5 between SR-134 and Magnolia Boulevard. Closures are subject to change. Detours will be signed.

Golden State Freeway (I-5) Closures
Tuesday February 5 through Friday February 8, 2013

*SB I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue Off-ramp will have a long-term closure that will last approximately 60 days. It is expected to open in April 2013.

*Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue Off-ramp will have a long-term closure that will last approximately 60 days. It is expected to open in May 2013.

▪   Southbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue Off Ramp Time: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.       9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

▪   Southbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue On Ramp Time: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue Off Ramp Time: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue On Ramp Time: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

▪   Southbound I-5 Western Avenue Westbound and Eastbound Off-Ramps TIME 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ▪   Southbound I-5 Western Avenue Westbound and Eastbound On Ramps TIME 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
 ▪   Northbound I-5 Westbound Colorado Boulevard On Ramp Time: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Southbound I-5 Connector to Eastbound SR-134 TIME: 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Southbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue On-RampsTIME: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Southbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue Off RampsTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.▪   Northbound I-5 from SR-134 to Burbank BoulevardTIME: Up to two lanes – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.    Four lanes: 1 a.m. to 4 a.m.
▪ Northbound I-5 from Colorado Boulevard to SR-134TIME: Up to three lanes – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
   Four lanes: 1 a.m. to 5 a.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 Western Avenue Eastbound and Westbound On RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
           9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ▪   Northbound I-5 Western Avenue Eastbound and Westbound Off RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
           9 a.m. to 3 p.m.▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue Off-RampsTIME: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
   9 a.m. to 2 p.m.▪   Westbound SR-134 Connector to Northbound I-5 TIME: 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue On-RampsTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.  
▪   Southbound I-5 Westbound and Eastbound Burbank Boulevard On RampTime: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Westbound SR-134 at I-5 intersectionTime: Up to three lanes 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Southbound I-5 from Burbank Boulevard to SR-134TIME: Up to two lanes – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.      

About the Project

This project is building a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane in each direction along the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between the Ventura Freeway (SR-134) and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank, a total distance of 5.4 miles (2.7 miles in each direction). It is also constructing sound walls and retaining walls.