I-5 Corridor Improvements – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, Dec. 17-24, 2015

To help you get to your holiday destinations as quickly and easily as possible, there will be no scheduled construction closures on I-5 from Dec. 24 at 6 a.m. to Dec. 27 at midnight. Merry Christmas!


The following I-5 ramps will be closed from Dec. 17 at 9 p.m. to Dec. 18 at 6 a.m.:

      + Southbound Burbank Boulevard off-ramp

      + Westbound Burbank Boulevard on-ramp

      + Eastbound Burbank Boulevard on-ramp

      + Northbound Buena Vista Street on- and off-ramps

      + Southbound Buena Vista Street on- and off-ramps

Signed detours will be provided.

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES for December 17-24, 2015

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

Project: SR 134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Alameda Avenue: Construction of concrete bridge barriers.

Alameda Avenue Northbound and Southbound I-5 Ramps: Constructing drainage inlets.

Bridge Construction: Work on Sonora Avenue, Alameda Avenue and Western Avenue Bridges.

Asphalt Dyke Work:  Northbound Alameda Avenue on- and off-ramps, southbound Verdugo Avenue on- and off-ramps, and northbound and southbound I-5 right lane between Verdugo Avenue and Western Avenue.

Project: Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Buena Vista Bridge (Winona Bridge): Installation of falsework on southbound side. Forming lower portion of bridge structure for southbound I-5 widening.

Buena Vista Railroad Bridge: Forming of abutment footings and abutments (supporting structures at the ends of the bridge span).

Buena Vista Ramps:  Paving operation between the ramps.

Burbank Western Channel: Backfilling trench operations.

Empire Avenue: Pouring and forming footings for underpass. Retaining wall work.

Railroad Retaining Wall: Installation of precast wall panels between Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard.

Victory Place: Forming of abutments for the bridge and walls.

Old San Fernando Road Tunnel: Concrete crushing.

Utility Work: Underground utility work on Empire Avenue between Valpreda Street and Lincoln Street. Flaggers will be onsite to direct motorists.

CLOSURES for December 17-24, 2015

Project: SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

+ Intermittent closures of the northbound I-5 Alameda Avenue off- and on-ramps from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

+ From Dec. 20 at 8 p.m. to Dec 21 at 6 a.m. the following closures will be implemented:

  • Northbound Alameda Avenue on- and off-ramps and southbound Verdugo Avenue on- and off-ramps.
  • Southbound and northbound I-5 right lane between Verdugo Avenue and Western Avenue.

+ The Los Angeles River Bike Path between Riverside Drive and just south of the SR-134 overcrossing in the City of Los Angeles will be closed through Spring 2016. A signed detour is posted that directs bike path users to Zoo Drive and Western Heritage Way. See map here.

Project: Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

+ Up to two lanes of southbound I-5 between Buena Vista Street and Empire Avenue will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Intermittent closure of the southbound I-5 Burbank Boulevard off-ramp for equipment loading (night work).

Click HERE to see these closures on an interactive map.


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