Florence Avenue Interchange Project – Week of July 20 – July 27, 2018

This project is 68% complete.
Projected date of completion for the Florence Ave. Bridge: December of 2019.
Project date for completion of project: Late 2019. 

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*Update* Northbound I-5 overnight full freeway closures for this week between Rosecrans Ave. and I-605 have been postponed until the week of July 29.

Longworth Ave. residents north of Florence Ave: The rebar framework for much of the barrier along Longworth Ave. has been constructed and vertical rebar for the sound wall installed within that framework. Next, the concrete exterior of the barrier will be poured and the block construction of the sound wall may begin. Photos below from July 17: 

 

On the night of Sunday, July 15 northbound I-5 was closed to allow removal of the old freeway overhead sign north of Florence Ave. The sign is so large that it had to be cut in half. On Tuesday, July 17 the sign was loaded onto a truck for removal. It will be recycled for scrap metal (below):

 

Workers refill the trench along the Florence Av. on ramp to northbound I-5 where drainage was installed over the past two weeks July 17 (below):

 

Workers installed drainage along the east side of I-5, north of the Florence Ave. Bridge July 10 (below):

And July 17:

 

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