I-5 Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, May 21-28, 2021

The following work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.  The schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change.

Construction Activities

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Northbound I-5 between Magnolia Boulevard and Empire Avenue: Crews are constructing pavement. Some work occurs at night.

I-5 at Burbank Boulevard: Crews are placing falsework (temporary support) for construction of the bridge deck. Crews are constructing retaining walls and concrete barriers at on- and off-ramps, and excavating. Some work may occur at night.

I-5 between Burbank Boulevard and Buena Vista Street: Crews are constructing the concrete barrier in the median.

Buena Vista Street at I-5: Crews are installing cables under the I-5 bridge, and doing pavement work on Buena Vista Street between Winona Avenue and the Northbound I-5 on- and off-ramps.

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

Closures & Detours

State Route 134 (Ventura Freeway) to Burbank Boulevard

** TRAFFIC ALERT — 55-HOUR WEEKEND CLOSURE **

From Friday, May 21, at 11 p.m. to Monday, May 24, at 5 a.m., Northbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes between Alameda Avenue and Burbank Boulevard (and will be reduced to only one lane at night from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m.).
 
From Friday, May 21, at 9 p.m. to Monday, May 24, at 6 a.m., the following ramp and connector closures on Northbound I-5 and Westbound State Route 134 (Ventura Freeway) are scheduled, with a detour posted at each location:
  • I-5 Burbank Boulevard off-ramp
  • I-5 Orange Grove Avenue/Olive Avenue on-ramp
  • I-5 Westbound Alameda Avenue on-ramp
  • I-5 Eastbound Alameda Avenue on-ramp
  • I-5 Westbound Western Avenue on-ramp
  • I-5 Eastbound Western Avenue on-ramp
  • I-5 Zoo Drive off-ramp
  • Westbound State Route 134 (Ventura Freeway) connector to Northbound I-5
  • Westbound State Route 134 Fairmont Avenue on-ramp
  • Westbound State Route 134 San Fernando Road on-ramp
  • I-5 Colorado Street Extension on-ramp
  • I-5 Edenhurst Avenue on-ramp

Please note this important information about the weekend closures:

  • These planned closures are ONLY on Northbound I-5 and Westbound SR-134. None are on Southbound I-5.
  • The dates, times and locations are subject to change due to weather or operational issues.
  • Motorists in the Burbank area who want to go northbound on I-5 should enter the freeway at the new I-5 Empire Avenue/San Fernando Blvd interchange. Remember: I-5 Empire Strikes Back at Traffic!
  • Updates will be posted on Twitter at @My5LA or https://twitter.com/my5la
  • Information about these 55-hour weekend closures also is available at http://my5la.com/weekend-closures-april-may-2021-in-burbank-glendale/

(End of list for special 55-hour weekend closures. Regular closures are listed below.)

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Northbound I-5 Burbank Boulevard Off-Ramp: The Northbound I-5 Burbank Boulevard off-ramp will be CLOSED for 10 days, starting at 9 p.m. Friday, May 14, until 6 a.m. Monday, May 24. A detour is posted. Dates and times are subject to change due to weather or operational reasons.

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. This ramp will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, May 14, to 6 a.m. Monday, May 24, and a detour will be 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.

Street Lane Closures on Buena Vista Street: One or two lanes may be closed on Buena Vista Street between San Fernando Boulevard and the Northbound I-5 on- and off-ramps, on weekdays during the daytime. At least one lane in each direction on Buena Vista Street will remain open for traffic.

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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