I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, May 8-15, 2020

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

Construction Activities

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

I-5 between SR-134 and Magnolia Boulevard: Crews are installing joint seals and the irrigation system, landscaping at ramps, and installing traffic loop detectors on northbound and southbound I-5. Some of this work occurs at night.

Southbound I-5 at Verdugo Avenue: Crews are replacing approach slabs (concrete pavement) at the Verdugo Avenue bridge on Southbound I-5. This work occurs at night.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

I-5 at Burbank Boulevard: Crews are excavating, constructing retaining walls and completing removal of the Burbank Boulevard bridge which was demolished in April. Some of this work occurs at night.

During the week of May 18, pile driving is scheduled to start for the foundation of the new I-5 Burbank Boulevard Bridge. Noise and vibration are expected during this operation. Pile driving will occur between approximately 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, for about three to four weeks, ending in June. No pile driving is scheduled on weekends or Memorial Day, May 25. The schedule is subject to change.

I-5 between Burbank Boulevard and Cohasset Street: Crews are constructing the median barrier.

Closures & Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Intermittent Northbound and Southbound I-5 Lane Closures: Intermittent 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, Sonora Avenue, Western Avenue and South Flower Street Lane Closures: Intermittent daytime and nighttime street, ramp and lane closures on Alameda Avenue, Sonora Avenue, Western Avenue and South Flower Street. Detours are posted.

Verdugo Avenue Closures: Verdugo Avenue is blocked at I-5 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on weekdays due to construction at the I-5 bridge. Dates and times are subject to change.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Long-term Closure of Burbank Boulevard: At the I-5 bridge, Burbank Boulevard is closed to through traffic in both directions between San Fernando Boulevard and Front Street until approximately mid-2021. Detours are posted.

Long-term I-5 Ramp Closures at Burbank Boulevard: Long-term or permanent ramp closures are in effect at some of the I-5 on-and-off ramps at Burbank Boulevard. Detours are posted.

Only the following ramps at Burbank Boulevard are OPEN:

  • 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. Due to construction, this ramp is subject to intermittent closures and a limited number of 55-hour closures. A detour is provided.
  • 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. This ramp may be closed as times due to construction. A detour is provided.

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.

On- and Off-Ramp Closures and Lane Closures:  Intermittent on- and off-ramp closures and lane closures at Buena Vista Street, Empire Avenue,  San Fernando Boulevard and Burbank Boulevard from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Detours are posted.

 

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