I-5 Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, June 16-24, 2016

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

Pier Construction: Near the Los Angeles River Bike Path.

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

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Empire I-5 Undercrossing: Bridge removal (some night work possible). Some noise is expected, but it will not exceed levels permitted by local, state and federal regulations.

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

Empire Avenue Railroad Underpass: Construct and backfill retaining walls at Empire Avenue.  Construct temporary wall next to shoofly for future retaining wall.

Empire Avenue: Install water lines.

Buena Vista Railroad Underpass: Erect steel bridge.

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

Victory Place: Form and pour abutments.

Striping:  Southbound I-5 from Cohasset Street to Verdugo Avenue and on Victory Place at Empire Center.

Conduit Installation:  East of the shoofly railroad track in the area of I-5 underpass (vacated Scott Road off-ramp area.)

CLOSURES for June 16-24, 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.

+ Up to three lanes of northbound I-5 will be closed between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. from Colorado Street to just south of Western Avenue. Closure of three lanes will occur very late (midnight to 4 a.m.) when traffic volumes are lowest.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

+ Intermittent nighttime lane closures on Tuesday, June 21, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.:

  • Southbound I-5 between Cohasset Street and Verdugo Avenue
  • Victory Place at Empire Center

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

+ Intermittent lane closures in both directions of Victory Place between the Burbank Animal Shelter and Empire Center from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Traffic flow in both directions will be maintained. Flaggers will direct motorists. Please slow down and use caution.

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.  These closures will be in place for four weeks:

  • 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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