This Week’s Caltrans Closures and Freeway Detours

By On February 25, 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
Friday February 22 through Saturday March 2, 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. (Until 12 p.m. on Saturday February 23rd and Sunday February 24th)      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. (Until 12 p.m. on Saturday February 23rd and Sunday February 24th)
  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. (Until 10 a.m. on Sunday February 24th)
  ▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Alameda Avenue On Ramp Time: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 12 p.m. on Saturday February 23rd and Sunday February 24th)   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. (Until 12 p.m. on Sunday February 24th)
          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. (Until 12 p.m. on Sunday February 24th)
 ▪   Northbound I-5 Westbound Colorado Boulevard On Ramp Time: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 7 a.m. on Sunday February 24th)▪   Southbound I-5 Connector to Eastbound SR-134 TIME: 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 9 a.m. on Sunday February 24th)▪   Southbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue On-RampsTIME: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 11 a.m. on Sunday February 24th)▪   Southbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue Off RampsTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 12 p.m. on Saturday February 23rd and Sunday February 24th)
  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. (Until 8 a.m. on Saturday February 23rd and Sunday February 24th)
   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.(Until 12 p.m. on Saturday February 23rd and Sunday February 24th)
           9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ▪   Northbound I-5 Western Avenue Eastbound and Westbound Off RampTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 12 p.m. on Sunday February 24th)
           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. (Until 10 a.m. on Sunday February 24th)
   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.▪   Westbound SR-134 Connector to Northbound I-5 TIME: 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 9 a.m. on Sunday February 24th)
▪   Northbound I-5 Eastbound and Westbound Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue On-RampsTIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 12 p.m. on Saturday February 23rd and Sunday February 24th)  
▪   Southbound I-5 Westbound and Eastbound Burbank Boulevard On RampTime: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 10 a.m. on Sunday February 24th)▪   Westbound SR-134 Northbound and Southbound San Fernando RoadTIME: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Until 9 a.m. on Sunday February 24th)▪   Westbound SR-134 at I-5 intersectionTime: Up to three lanes 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. (Until 8 a.m. on Sunday February 24th) 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.

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes and ramps of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $121 million improvement project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes in each direction along I-5 between SR-170 to Buena Vista Street. Closures are subject to change. Detours will be signed.

Golden State Freeway (I-5) Closures
Thursday February 21 through Thursday February 28, 2013

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

▪   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 Ramp    TIME: 7 p.m. to 6 a.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 and Off RampTIME: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
   9 a.m. to 3 p.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 and On RampsTIME: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
▪   Northbound I-5 from Buena Vista Street to Sheldon Street/Laurel Canyon BoulevardTIME: One Lane: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.    Three Lanes: 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. ▪   Southbound I-5 from Sheldon Street/Laurel Canyon Boulevard to Buena Vista Street     TIME: Up to Two lanes: 8 p.m.  To 6 a.m.    Three lanes: 12 a.m. to 4 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.

This project will alleviate congestion, encourage carpooling, improve air quality, provide a smoother ride for motorists, and reduce traffic on city streets.