I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, October 4-12, 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 installing fence barriers and removing overhang brackets on the pedestrian bridge.

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

Northbound I-5 between Burbank Boulevard and Cohasset Street: Crews are paving.

Old Front Street/Burbank Boulevard/I-5 Southbound Future On Ramp: Crews are removing utilities.

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 2018. Detours are posted.

Northbound and Southbound 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.

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.

Special Weekend Closures of Northbound Lanes North of Buena Vista Street, Oct. 5-8:
Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, the northbound #4 lane just north of Buena Vista Street and the northbound on-ramp from Buena Vista Street are scheduled to be closed. Two hours later, at approximately 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, the northbound #3 lane is scheduled to be closed. Two hours later, at approximately 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, the northbound #2 lane is scheduled to be closed.  The northbound #2 lane is scheduled to reopen by 5 a.m., the northbound #3 lane by 6 a.m., and the northbound #4 lane by 8 a.m.

On the following night, Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 6-7, 2018, identical closures are scheduled at the same hours as above, but the lanes will open at a slightly later time on Sunday morning as follows: On Sunday, Oct. 7, the northbound #2 lane is scheduled to open by 6 a.m., the northbound #3 lane by 8 a.m., and the northbound #4 lane by 10 a.m.

On the following night, Sunday-Monday, Oct. 7-8, northbound #4 lane is scheduled to close by 9 p.m. Sunday, the northbound #3 lane by 12:01 a.m. Monday, and northbound #2 lane by 2 a.m.  The northbound #2 lane is scheduled to open by 4 a.m. Monday, the #3 lane by 5 a.m., and the #4 lane by 6 a.m.

Note: also as part of this construction, the northbound on-ramp at Buena Vista Street is scheduled to close at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, and remain closed continuously until approximately 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8. A detour will be provided. The schedule is weather permitting and is subject to change.

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.

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.

Special 55-Hour Closure of Northbound On-Ramp at Buena Vista Street, Oct. 5-8:
The northbound on-ramp at Buena Vista Street is scheduled to be closed continuously for 55 hours starting at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 until approximately 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. A detour will be provided. The schedule is weather permitting and is subject to change. For related information, please see the item above titled, “Special Weekend Closures of Northbound Lanes North of Buena Vista Street, Oct. 5-8.”

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

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