Valley View Ave. Interchange Project – July 12- July 19, 2019

Construction on this project is 44% complete.

Projected dates:
Completion of first half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Revised to *late 2019.
Completion of second half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Revised to *late 2021.
Firestone Blvd. reverts to two lanes in each direction at Valley View Ave.: End of 2021. 
I-5 Valley View Ave. Interchange projected date of completion: Revised to *End of 2021.

Also, please go to our Twitter page at twitter.com/My5LA for project updates.

*Update: On Thursday, July 11, final concrete was poured on the deck of the center section of the first half of the new Valley View Ave. Bridge. This will be the conrcete surface of the roadway. Photos below:



Click to view videos of work in progress on I-5 Valley View Av. Bridge below:

View of Valley View Ave. Bridge. Workers built a “mat” (grid) of rebar across the bridge in preparation for a final concrete pour scheduled for July 11. Videos from before mat installation (June 25) and after (July 9) below:

 

View of the future Valley View off ramp from southbound I-5. Panning south towards the new Valley View Ave. Bridge. Workers are securing plywood across the beams to construct the “soffit” (underside) of the deck. Film from July 9 below: 

 

On the deck of the Valley View Ave. Bridge, workers laid forms horizontally as a base to place another layer of rebar. In this past week, they finished building the “mat” (grid) of rebar across the deck in preparation for a final concrete pour in July 12. Photos below from June 25 and July 9:

On the future Firestone Blvd. ramp to the Valley View Ave. Bridge, concrete has been poured on the “soffit” (deck underside) and inside the stem walls. Workers are removing the forms. Photos below from June 25 and July 9:

Workers are now securing  plywood to the beams to build the “soffit” (deck underside) for the future Valley View Ave. off ramp from soutbound I-5 that will connect the ramp to the deck of the bridge. Photos below from June 11 & 18 and July 2:

In La Mirada, the contractor is constructing new lanes of northbound I-5 between Knott Ave. and north of Trojan Way near the new Coyote Creek Bridge. The contractor has poured the final layer of concrete. Film below from during the pour (June 25) and after (July 2): 

Video below from July 2:

Videos below from June 25:

 

Photos below from June 25, July 2, and July 9:

The contractor is also constructing a new retaining wall for I-5 north of Artesia Blvd. This past week workers have been securing forms to the rebar frame in preparation for a concrete pour. Photos below from June 25, July 2, and July 9:

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