Valley View Ave. Interchange Project – February 28, 2020- March 6, 2020

Construction on this project is 56% complete.

Projected dates:
Completion of first half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Opened to traffic Monday, October 7, 2019. Second southbound lane will open in early 2020. 
Completion of second half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Revised to *late 2021.
Target date to open the new Valley View Ave. off ramp from southbound I-5 and Valley View Ave. on ramp to northbound I-5 is late *March 2020. 
N. Firestone Blvd. reverts to two lanes in each direction east of Valley View Ave.: End of 2021. 
N. Firestone Blvd. re-opens between Knott Ave. and Trojan Way: *first half by early 2020. 
I-5 Valley View Ave. Interchange projected date of completion: Revised to *end of 2021.

Workers are also installing footings for the second half of the bridge, and driving steel pipe “piles” below ground, installing rebar “cages” that will serve as frames for concrete support columns and covering them with “forms” and pouring concrete, and building an abutment wall. Videos below from January 28 through February 25:

 

Photos below from December 10, 2019 through February 25, 2020:

Construction of traffic barriers on the future Valley View off ramp from southbound I-5 is underway. Video below from February 25:

Photos below from February 25:

 

The contractor is constructing the abutment and retaining walls for the Firestone Blvd. ramp where it will connect to the second half of the Valley View Ave. Bridge. Videos below from December 10, 2019 and February 18, 2020:

Photos below show progress from November 19, 2019 through February 18, 2020:

 

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