I-5 Construction Advisory – Magnolia Blvd to Buena Vista Street, October 15-22, 2021

The following work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.  The schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change. For an overview of this project, please see: http://my5la.com/magnolia-boulevard-to-buena-vista-street/

Construction Activities

I-5 at Burbank Boulevard: Crews are constructing the Burbank Boulevard Bridge, paving ramps, hauling stockpiled dirt and grading. Crews are working in the I-5 median. Some work occurs at night.

I-5 between Empire Avenue and Cohasset Street: Crews are constructing the irrigation system.

Closures & Detours

COMPLETE FREEWAY CLOSURE on Southbound I-5:

  • All lanes on Southbound I-5 will be closed at Burbank Boulevard starting at 11:59 p.m. each night, from Sunday nights through Friday nights (not on Saturday nights).
  • The complete freeway closure will end by 4 a.m. the following morning, every day.
  • All traffic will exit Southbound I-5 at Burbank Boulevard.
  • A detour will be provided.
  • I-5 may be reduced to one or two lanes starting at 9 p.m. each night.
  • Southbound I-5 on-ramps will be CLOSED at Empire Avenue/San Fernando Boulevard and at Buena Vista Street. Detours will be provided.

INTERSECTION CLOSURE — Burbank Boulevard at Front Street:

Beginning on Sunday night, October 17, the intersection of Burbank Boulevard and Front Street will be closed at 8 p.m. each night for up to six consecutive nights, through Friday night October 22. The intersection will reopen by 4:30 a.m. every morning, each day, Monday through Saturday. The schedule is subject to change. Please see the map below.

  • Access to Front Street and the Downtown Burbank Metrolink Station during this nightly closure will be available from the south via Verdugo Avenue to Front Street.
  • Access to I-5 will be available via a detour on Victory Boulevard to Alameda Avenue to I-5.
  • Front Street will be closed between Burbank Boulevard and the Magnolia Boulevard I-5 Bridge, which is north of the Metrolink station.
  • Eastbound Burbank Boulevard will be closed from Victory Boulevard/Victory Place to Front Street.
  • The Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Westbound Burbank Boulevard will remain open.
  • Closure locations, dates and times are subject to change due to weather or operational reasons.

 

Also, please be aware of the following closures in the construction zone:

Northbound and Southbound I-5 Lane Closures: Intermittent northbound and southbound lane closures between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., at times reducing I-5 to one or two lanes in either direction.

Long-term I-5 Ramp Closures at Burbank Boulevard: Long-term or permanent ramp closures are in effect at some on-ramps and off-ramps at Burbank Boulevard. Detours are posted. Only the following ramps at Burbank Boulevard are open, and they may be closed at times with a detour posted:

  • The Northbound I-5 off-ramp to Eastbound Burbank Boulevard — Vehicles exiting I-5 must turn right and go east on Burbank Boulevard to San Fernando Boulevard. At times, this ramp may be closed due to construction, with a detour posted.
  • The Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Westbound Burbank Boulevard — Vehicles exiting I-5 must turn right and go west on Burbank Boulevard to the intersection at Victory Boulevard. At times, this ramp may be closed due to construction, with a detour posted.

Long-term Closure of Burbank Boulevard at I-5: Burbank Boulevard is closed to through traffic in both directions between San Fernando Boulevard and Front Street. Detours are posted.

On- and Off-Ramp Closures and Street Lane Closures: Intermittent on- and off-ramp closures and street lane closures on San Fernando Boulevard, Burbank Boulevard and Buena Vista Street, either during the day or at night. Detours are posted.

The schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change.

 

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