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New Freeway Construction Updates Include Closure of Alameda Ramps

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.

Work Continues on the I-5 Freeway with More Detours

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 November 6 through Friday November 16, 2012

▪   Northbound I-5 Connector to Eastbound SR-134 TIME: 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Southbound I-5 Connector to Eastbound SR-134 TIME: 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
▪   Westbound SR-134 Connector to Northbound I-5 TIME: 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Westbound SR-134 Northbound and Southbound San Fernando Road On Ramp
 TIME: 9 p.m. to 6 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 Ramp TIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
▪   Southbound I-5 Western Avenue Eastbound and Westbound On-RampsTIME: 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.
 ▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue Off and On RampTime: 6 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: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 10 p.m. on Sunday November 11th)
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue On-Ramps
 TIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
9 a.m. to 3 p.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.
▪   Southbound 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 Off and On RampTime: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
▪   Southbound I-5 Westbound and Eastbound Burbank Boulevard On RampTime: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
· Northbound I-5  Westbound Colorado Boulevard On RampTime: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Tuesday November 13 through Friday November 16, 2012

 ▪   Southbound I-5 Roscoe Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound On-RampTIME:  7 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Northbound I-5 Roscoe Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound Off-RampTIME:  7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.▪   Northbound I-5 Sunland Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound Off-Ramp TIME: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.  9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

▪   Northbound I-5 Sunland Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound On-Ramp TIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
▪   Southbound I-5 Sunland Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound Off RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Southbound I-5 Sunland Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound On RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 Penrose Street Eastbound and Westbound Off-Ramp TIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 ▪   Northbound I-5 Tuxford Street Eastbound and Westbound On-RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

▪   Northbound I-5 Tuxford Street Eastbound and Westbound Off-RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 Lankershim Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound On-RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

▪   Southbound I-5 Penrose Street Eastbound and Westbound Off-RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

▪   Southbound I-5 Penrose Street Northbound and Southbound On-RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

▪   Southbound I-5 Lankershim Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound Off RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

▪   Southbound I-5 Lankershim Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound On RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
▪   Southbound I-5 Sheldon Street/Laurel Canyon Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound
 Off and On Ramps TIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 ▪   Northbound I-5 Sheldon Street/Laurel Canyon Boulevard Eastbound and Westbound
 Off and On Ramps TIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
▪   Northbound I-5 Hollywood Way Eastbound and Westbound On RampTime: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Northbound I-5 Buena Vista Street Eastbound and Westbound On RampTime: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. ▪   Southbound I-5 Hollywood Way Eastbound and Westbound Off RampsTime: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  ▪   Southbound I-5 Branford Street Eastbound and Westbound On RampTime: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
    About the Project

Caltrans is building an HOV lane in each direction of I-5 between SR-170 and north of Buena Vista Street in Burbank.