I-5 Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, Dec. 22-30, 2016

Happy Holidays!  

There will be no construction work from Friday, December 23 at 3:30pm through Tuesday, December 27 at 5:00am.

I-5 Shoring Operation:  In summer 2017, Caltrans’ contractor will install metal plates and beams for shoring to construct the new I-5 Empire Avenue interchange in Burbank. Work hours will be 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Construction activities and closures are subject to change.

Please remember, illegal dumping is a crime. Violators will be prosecuted.

Construction Activities

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Providencia Avenue Bridge: Installation of girders, diaphragms (girder connectors) and tension bolts; deck construction. More information is here. (Possible night work.)

Sonora, Western, Alameda Bridges: Demo and structure excavation in the median.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Victory Place at Empire Avenue: Construct curbs and gutters.

Leland Way: Install sign structures.

Empire I-5 Undercrossing: Construct deck.

Buena Vista Street Bridge (Winona Bridge): Install forms and rebar for center span’s stem and soffit (top portion of bridge). 

Empire Avenue: Install forms and rebar, strip walls west of Victory Place.

Hollywood Way to Burbank Boulevard (Railroad): Install concrete ties and rail tracks.

Northbound I-5 San Fernando Boulevard On-Ramp: Construct footing and walls. Remove vegetation on slopes. Set k-rail.

Pump Building: Install forms and rebar, pour walls.

Closures

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Lane closures for Sonora Avenue, Western Avenue and Alameda Avenue.  Intermittent daytime lane closures, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., under the I-5 bridge. Traffic will be maintained in both directions. Some sidewalk closures are expected as well. A pedestrian detour will be provided.

Through mid-2017 there will be intermittent daytime bike path closures between Riverside Drive and just south of the SR-134 overcrossing in the City of Los Angeles. When the path is closed, a signed detour will direct users to Zoo Drive and Western Heritage Way.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Installation of overhead signs may require intermittent closures on Leland Way. Access to homes and driveways will be maintained at all times. Watch for flaggers.

Full closure of Empire Avenue between Wilson Avenue and Victory Place through January 2017. Work hours will be from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., primarily Monday through Friday. The closure will remain in place 24/7. A detour will be posted. Click here for more information.

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