CARMENITA ROAD INTERCHANGE PROJECT – Week of July 10, 2016

The weekend of July 15-18, crews will complete a traffic shift along southbound I-5, between Rosecrans Avenue and Valley View Avenue, to realign traffic from the center lanes, to the newly completed outside lanes of the freeway. In addition to this traffic shift, by 5 a.m. Monday, July 18, the southbound I-5 Carmenita Road on- and off-ramp will open to traffic and South Firestone Boulevard will be realigned to its permanent configuration.

The following closures are planned next weekend to complete the southbound I-5 traffic shift, open the permanent southbound I-5 Carmenita Road on- and off-ramp and open the final configuration of Firestone Boulevard.

  • Northbound I-5 full freeway closure from Valley View Avenue to Rosecrans Avenue, from 11:59 p.m. Friday, July 15 until 7 a.m. Saturday, July 16. DETOUR: Motorists will exit northbound I-5 at Valley View Avenue, turn left on Firestone Boulevard, turn right on Valley View Avenue, turn left on Imperial Highway to access the northbound I-5 on-ramp. The detour route for this closure is highlighted on the map below in blue.
  • Southbound I-5 full freeway closure from Rosecrans Avenue to Valley View Avenue, from 11 p.m. Friday, July 15 until 7 a.m. Saturday, July 16. DETOUR: Motorists will exit southbound I-5 at Rosecrans Avenue , turn right on Rosecrans Avenue, turn left on Bloomfield Avenue, turn left on Alondra Boulevard , turn right on Valley View Avenue to access the southbound I-5 on-ramp. The detour route for this closure is highlighted on the map below in green.Carmenita-20160710
  • Westbound SR-91 connector to Northbound I-5 freeway will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, July 15 to 6 a.m. Saturday, July 16. DETOUR: Motorists will be directed to continue westbound on SR-91, take the northbound I-605 connector to reconnect with northbound I-5. For additional information regarding this detour route,please visit the project Google map.
  • Southbound I-605 connector to Southbound I-5 freeway will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, July 15 to 6 a.m. Saturday, July 16. DETOUR: Motorists will be directed to continue southbound on I-605, take the eastbound SR-91 connector to reconnect with southbound I-5. For additional information regarding this detour route please visit the project Google map.
  • The existing southbound I-5 Carmenita Road off-ramp will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday, July 15 until 5 a.m. Monday, July 18, at which time the new permanent off-ramp will open to traffic. DETOUR: Motorists can exit southbound I-5 at Rosecrans Avenue.

South Firestone Boulevard will be closed between the existing southbound I-5 Carmenita Road off-ramp to Carmenita place, from 8 p.m. Friday, July 15 until 5 a.m. Monday, July 18.

Please visit the project Google map for detailed detour information regarding these closures, or view at page bottom.

In mid-June, crews opened the full width of the Carmenita Road bridge, the new permanent northbound on- and off-ramps at Carmenita Road, and the intersection of Excelsior Drive and Carmenita Road.

For detailed closure information, including recommended detour routes, please visit the project Google map or view below.

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