Imperial Highway and Pioneer Boulevard

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    Improvements: HOV lane, one mixed-flow lane in each direction, interchange modifications at San Antonio Dr. undercrossing, Imperial Highway undercrossing, Pioneer Boulevard undercrossing, and Orr and Day Road.
    Start Date: 2013
    Completion: *Spring 2019
    Currently: 87% complete.
    Overall Project Cost: $323 Million
    Project Construction Cost: $144.5 Million

    The new Imperial Highway on ramp to northbound I-5 is open.
    The new Imperial Highway off ramp from southbound I-5 is open.
    The new San Antonio Dr. on ramp to  southbound I-5 is open.

    Pioneer Bridge: Construction complete.
    San Antonio Bridge: Construction complete.
    Imperial Highway Bridge: Construction complete.

    Crews are currently constructing:

    • A sound wall along new lanes of I-5 north of Imperial Highway (Photos below from November 27):
    • The new Norwalk Blvd. off ramp from northbound I-5 is complete and opened to the public on November 21. (Photos below from November 27):
    • The median barrier rail along the new lanes of I-5 north of Imperial Highway. (Photos below from October 23, October 30, November 13 and November 27):
    • A new median on Norwalk Blvd. north of the San Antonio Bridge. (Photo below from October 23 and November 27):

    The Pioneer Blvd. on ramp to northbound I-5 is permanently closed to allow the addition of lanes to northbound I-5.

    Project Benefits

    • Increasing capacity by widening the freeway
    • Accommodating future projected traffic demands
    • Improving overall traffic circulation
    • Enhancing safety
    • Enhancing air quality
    • Revitalizing our I-5 community

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