I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, October 18-25, 2019

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

Providencia Avenue: Crews are installing fence barriers on the pedestrian bridge.

I-5 between SR-134 and Magnolia Boulevard: Crews are installing barrier-mounted signs and grinding pavement.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

I-5 at Buena Vista Street: Crews are constructing freeway bridge approach and departure slabs.

Empire Avenue: Crews are completing miscellaneous work at Empire Avenue.

Burbank Boulevard: Crews are constructing retaining walls and excavating, and removing the roadway surface at I-5 ramps.

Closures & Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Extended Weekend Lane and Ramp Closures: On a total of eight weekends beginning November 1, 2019, I-5 will be reduced to two lanes in either the northbound or southbound direction between Magnolia Boulevard and Verdugo Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. The lane reductions will be on Southbound I-5 on November 1-4, November 8-11 and November 15-18. Some southbound on-ramps also will be closed, and detours will be provided. Five additional weekend closures (one on Southbound I-5 and four on Northbound I-5, with some northbound on-ramps closed) will be scheduled on dates to be announced. These closures are for crews to construct new concrete pavement. The schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change.

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 through late 2019. Detours are posted.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

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: Intermittent on- and off-ramp closures at Buena Vista Street, Empire Avenue/San Fernando Boulevard and Burbank Boulevard between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.  Detours are posted.

Long-term Ramp Closures at Burbank Boulevard:  Long-term ramp closures are in effect at three of the five ramps at Burbank Boulevard. They are as follows:  The Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Burbank Boulevard is closed until 2020. The Northbound I-5 loop off-ramp to Westbound Burbank Boulevard and the Westbound Burbank Boulevard loop on-ramp to Southbound I-5 are closed permanently and new ramps will be constructed. Detours are posted.  For more information on the long-term Burbank Boulevard ramp closures and detours, please see the Construction Notice below.

The Construction Notice, below, has a map and details about the current detours for ramps that are now closed at Burbank Boulevard. The map is shown in a larger size farther down on this page. 

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