I-5 Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, July 1-8, 2016

There will be no I-5 construction closures over the Fourth of July holiday weekend: Friday, July 1, at 6 a.m. to Monday, July 4, at midnight. Happy Fourth!

Construction activities and closures listed below are subject to change. Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

Illegal dumping is a crime. Violators will be prosecuted. If you notice illegal dumping at a construction site, get the license plate number and call 911.


SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Soundwall Doors: Installation of doors on southbound I-5 soundwalls between SR-134 and Magnolia Boulevard.

Metal Soundwall Installation: Southbound I-5 over the Los Angeles River.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Empire I-5 Undercrossing: Drill CIDH (cast-in-drilled-holes / support structure) piles.

Buena Vista Street Bridge (Winona Bridge): Form backwalls and center span.

Empire Avenue Railroad Underpass: Backfill retaining walls and erect steel bridge.

Empire Avenue: Install water lines.

Northbound I-5 San Fernando Boulevard On-Ramp: Retaining wall work.

Buena Vista Railroad Underpass: Erect steel bridge.

Pump House: Form and pour middle walls and deck; waterproof and backfill lower walls.

Victory Place Undercrossing: Erect falsework, form soffit and backfill walls.

➤ CLOSURES for July 1-8, 2016

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

+ 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. See map here.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

+ Empire Avenue and Victory Place intersection: Motorists should be attentive to flaggers, slow down and use caution to navigate the tight right turn from Empire Avenue on to Victory Place.

Intermittent nighttime lanes closures on southbound I-5 between Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard.

Intermittent nighttime ramp closures at southbound Buena Vista Street off-ramp and southbound Burbank Boulevard off-ramp.

+ Buena Vista Street closures between Winona Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard:

  • Day closures: Intermittent lane closures in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The street will remain open to motorists.
  • Night closures: Full street closures in both directions from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m, Sunday through Friday (no weekends.) Detours will be posted.

Click HERE to see these closures on an interactive map.






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