Florence Avenue Interchange Project – May 22, 2020 – May 29, 2020

This project is 89% complete.
Projected date of completion for the Florence Ave. Bridge and Project: *Late summer 2020. Early winter rains caused more delays. 

Also, please go to our Twitter page at twitter.com/My5LA for project updates.

We will pour most of the final layer of concrete for the second half of the Florence Ave. Bridge over I-5 the night of next Tuesday, May 26.

The northbound I-605 connector to southbound I-5 is scheduled to close from 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 26 until 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 27.  

Florence Ave. is scheduled to close in both directions between Studebaker Road and Orr & Day Road from 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 26 until 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 27.  

I-5 will remain open. Electronic message signs and detour signs will be placed in advance. Map and photo below:

 

Workers placed lumber forms horizontally over the deck and constructed a mat of rebar in preparation for the final concrete pour. Photos below from May 14 and May 22:

Video slideshow below from May 1 & May 6:

Video below from May 6:

Photos from May 1 & May 6 below: 

The city of Santa Fe Springs is widening Florence Ave. east of I-5 from Orr & Day Rd. to Pioneer Blvd. This will match the number of lanes on our new Florence Ave. Bridge when complete. This is not a Caltrans project. For more details and contact information see below and go to:  https://www.santafesprings.org/cityhall/public_works/florence_avenue_widening_project.asp 

Aerial drone photos from March 16 and April 16, below:

The Florence Ave. on ramp to northbound I-5, and the Florence Ave. off ramp from northbound I-5 will all remain closed until the second half of the Florence Ave. Bridge is complete. This is per request by the cities of Downey and Santa Fe Springs, to minimize traffic congestion until the three additional bridge lanes are provided to handle the increase in vehicles. Construction of the second half of the bridge is underway. 

 

 

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