6th Annual I-5 Widening Project Community Open House

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6th Annual Community Open House
Come Learn About the Progress Being Made on  the I-5 Widening Project

WHAT: Caltrans is hosting a Community Open House for the I-5 Widening Project. Caltrans will provide a project update with an open house immediately following the presentation for attendees to ask questions of the project team in a one-on-one format.

WHEN:  Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE:  Burbank Public Library, Buena Vista Branch, 300 Buena Vista St., Burbank

PARKING: Free parking is available.

CONTACT:  Michael Comeaux at Michael.Comeaux@dot.ca.gov

Caltrans continues to improve I-5 in Burbank between Verdugo Avenue and Buena Vista Street. Improvements listed below will enhance safety, improve traffic flow, reduce congestion, encourage ridesharing, decrease surface street traffic and improve air quality:

  • High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or Carpool) Lanes – Carpool lanes for vehicles with two or more passengers.
  • Burbank Boulevard Bridge- The bridge over I-5 will be closed in early 2020 and replaced by a wider bridge and new ramps
  • Interchange improvements – The Empire Avenue interchange, and on- and off-ramp improvements at multiple interchanges.
  • Truck Lane – New lane designated for truck traffic.
  • Pavement Replacement- Extends the life of the road, lessens the need for maintenance and related costs as well as provides a smoother roadway surface.
  • Grade Separation – Bridge crossing used to separate levels at which roads, railroads or pedestrians cross one another.
  • What’s new at Burbank Boulevard.
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