New Freeway Construction Updates Include Closure of Alameda Ramps

By On November 21, 2012

Update – Closures for I-5 HOV Improvement Project (Magnolia Blvd. to SR-134)

San Fernando Valley – 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
Friday November 16 through Sunday November 25, 2012
*There will be no closures from Wednesday (night) November 21, 2012 until Sunday (night) November 25, 2012 due to the holiday. *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 on the week ending, January 12, 2013.
▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue Off-RampsTIME: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue On-Ramps
   TIME: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
 ▪   Southbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue On- RampTime: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 12 p.m. on Sunday November 18th)
          9 a.m. to 3 p.m.▪   Northbound I-5 from Colorado Boulevard to SR-134TIME: Up to two lanes – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 10 a.m. on Sunday November 18th)
Three lanes – 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 7 a.m. on Sunday November 18th)
Four Lanes- 1 a.m. to 6 a.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 from SR-134 to Burbank BoulevardTIME: Up to two lanes – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 10 a.m. on Sunday November 18th)
Three lanes 1 a.m. to 5 a.m.
    ▪   Southbound I-5 from Burbank Boulevard to SR-134TIME: Up to two lanes – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 8 a.m. on Sunday November 18th)     Three lanes –1 a.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.