New I-5 Construction Activities Announced

By On October 9, 2015

October 11 – 17, 2015
  • On October 11, 2015, from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m., I-5 will be fully closed from Hollywood Way to Burbank Boulevard so that the 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 southbound Buena Vista Street will be closed on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. through mid- to late October 2015. For more information click here.
CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES
 

SR 134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Bridge Widening Activities: 

+ Construction of concrete barrier rails at Western Avenue and Alameda Avenue (day and night work)
+ Slab construction at Alameda Bridge

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Burbank Western Channel: Backfilling trench operations and wall sawing.

Old San Fernando Tunnel: Concrete crushing.

Empire Bridge: Demolition of existing bridge, excavation of footings, and pile work.

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

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 wall panels on the railroad retaining wall between Buena Vista Street and Hollywood Way.

Future New Empire Avenue: Installation of pile caps and wall cleanup.

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.

Burbank Western Channel Cap Update: For an update on construction activities and parking on Leland Way, please click here.

Closures and Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Partial street closures and on-ramp closures at Western Avenue and Alameda Avenue Monday, October 12, through Friday, October 16, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Alameda Avenue and Western Avenue on-ramp closures at night on Wednesday, October14, and Thursday, October 15.
+ 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.
Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street
On October 11, 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.

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