I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, June 22-29, 2018

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

Construction Activities

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Sonora Avenue, Alameda Avenue, Western Avenue, Providencia Avenue, and LA River Bridges: Crews are working in the I-5 median to widen the bridges.

Providencia Avenue: Crews are constructing the Pedestrian Crossing Bridge.

LA River:  Crews are constructing the walkway.

I-5 Median: Crews are installing drainage at night and during the day.

I-5 Median (between Magnolia Boulevard and SR-134): Crews are placing concrete pavement at night.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Northbound I-5 near Old San Fernando Boulevard Tunnel: Crews are constructing a new bridge span. Crews are working longer shifts.

Buena Vista Street: Crews are constructing seismic retrofit work on bridge columns. K-rail is installed and lanes are reduced on Buena Vista Street.

Northbound I-5 between Empire Avenue and Buena Vista Street: Pavement section construction and bridge deck construction are underway. Crews are backfilling abutments at Empire Avenue.

Closures & Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Alameda Avenue, Sonora Avenue and Western Avenue Lane Closures:
Intermittent daytime and nighttime street and lane closures on Alameda Avenue, Sonora Avenue and Western Avenue through mid 2018. Detours are posted.

Northbound and Southbound Lane Closures:
Northbound and southbound lane closures between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., at times reducing I-5 to one or two lanes in either direction.

Alameda Avenue Closures:
Intermittent nighttime ramp closures on Alameda Avenue from Flower Street to Lake Street from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through mid 2018.

The following loop on- and off-ramps will be closed (RED in map below):

  • Eastbound Alameda northbound loop on-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda northbound loop off-ramp
  • Eastbound Alameda southbound loop off-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda southbound loop on-ramp

The following on- and off-ramps will remain open (GREEN in map below):

  • Eastbound Alameda northbound off-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda northbound on-ramp
  • Eastbound Alameda southbound on-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda southbound off-ramp

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Northbound and Southbound I-5 Lane Closures:
Intermittent nighttime northbound and southbound I-5 lane closures between Magnolia Boulevard and Hollywood Way from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Front Street Long-Term Closure:
Front Street between the Metrolink station (south of the Magnolia Boulevard Bridge) and Burbank Boulevard will be a northbound-only one-way street.  For access to the Metrolink station from northbound I-5 use the Olive Avenue exit to 1st Street and cross under the freeway on Verdugo Avenue, and southbound I-5, use the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp exit.

Buena Vista Street Closures:
Intermittent daytime and nighttime closures of Buena Vista Street, in both directions, between San Fernando Boulevard and Winona Avenue.  Lanes are reduced for seismic retrofit work at the I-5 bridge.

On- and Off-Ramp Closures:
Intermittent on- and off-ramp closures at Buena Vista Street, San Fernando Boulevard and Burbank Boulevard from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Detours will be provided.

Empire Avenue Closure:
Empire Avenue between Wilson Avenue and Victory Place will remain closed through 2018.

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