Florence Avenue Interchange Project – Week of June 22 – June 29, 2018

This project is 68% complete.
Projected date of completion for the Florence Ave. Bridge: December of 2019.
Project date for completion of project: Late 2019. 

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The connector ramps from northbound I-5 to northbound and southbound I-605 have been reconfigured to one lane up to the overpass, then opening up to two lanes. This will allow necessary work space near the retaining walls.

The deck of the bridge over the railroad tracks on northbound I-5 south of the Florence Avenue. June 12 and June 19, after construction of  the rebar frame of approach slab started (below):

 

View of the future northbound lanes of I-5 between the Orr & Day Bridge and the Florence Ave. Bridge (below):

 

Grading and compacting continues at the retaining walls along the Florence Ave. on ramp to northbound I-5, east of I-5 and north of the Florence Ave. Bridge (below):

 

The work site north of the Florence Ave. Bridge on the west side of I-5 (June 12) (below):

 

Caltrans recycles! This machine crushes concrete from old and demolished freeway structures  into aggregate to be used for back-filling and for the base layer of new freeway lanes. The machine crushes the concrete, magnets remove any metal, conveyor belts pile it, loaders fill trucks and the trucks haul the aggregate to other work sites (below):

 

The retaining wall on the west side of I-5 north of the Florence Ave. Bridge (below):

 

 

 

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