I-5 Construction Advisory – Magnolia Blvd to Buena Vista Street, July 22-29, 2022

The following work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.  The schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change.  For an overview of this project, please see: http://my5la.com/magnolia-boulevard-to-buena-vista-street

Construction Activities

Burbank Street Repair and Improvements (see map below): In Burbank along the I-5 corridor, crews are constructing new asphalt overlay on streets and constructing curb ramps compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Crews have completed most curb and gutter construction in these areas. Locations are shown in the map below.

  • Curb and gutter construction on San Fernando Boulevard between Lincoln Street and Ontario Street; Victory Place between Old Empire Avenue and Maria Street; Victory Place between Empire Avenue and the Burbank Animal Shelter north of Lake Street; Verdugo Avenue at the I-5 bridge; and Bonnywood Place between Providencia Avenue and Santa Anita Avenue/Bonnywood Place.
  • Pavement grinding and new asphalt overlay on San Fernando Boulevard northwest of Buena Vista Street; San Fernando Boulevard southeast of Buena Vista Street; Buena Vista Street between San Fernando Boulevard and the Northbound I-5 on-ramp; Buena Vista Street south of San Fernando Boulevard; San Fernando Boulevard between Grismer Avenue and the Northbound I-5 ramps; Empire Avenue between Maria Street and Keystone Street; Victory Place between Old Empire Avenue and Maria Street; Victory Place south of Old Empire Avenue; Verdugo Avenue at the I-5 bridge; and Alameda Avenue from east of the Northbound I-5 ramps to west of the Southbound I-5 ramps.
  • ADA-compliant curb ramps on San Fernando Boulevard at Buena Vista Street; and on Empire Avenue at Valpreda Street.
  • Some but not all of the work will be done at night.
  • Crews are scheduled to construct the asphalt overlay on San Fernando Boulevard north of Lincoln Street on Monday night, July 25 (the schedule is subject to change due to operational reasons). Noise and vibration typically associated with street construction may be experienced near this overnight work.
  • Crews are scheduled to construct the asphalt overlay on Buena Vista Street, from south of San Fernando Boulevard to north of the Northbound I-5 on- and off-ramps, on Tuesday night, July 26 (the schedule is subject to change due to operational reasons). Noise and vibration typically associated with street construction may be experienced near this overnight work.
  • At least one lane in each direction will be open for traffic on city streets where this work is underway.
  • This list does not include all scheduled improvements.
  • See map below:

In addition to the above, the following construction activities are ongoing: 

I-5 at Burbank Boulevard: Crews are working at the Burbank Boulevard interchange and in the I-5 median. Some work may occur at night.

I-5 between Magnolia Boulevard and Burbank Boulevard: Crews are constructing fencing.

I-5 between Magnolia Boulevard and Buena Vista Street: Crews are constructing electrical systems. Some work occurs at night.

I-5 between Magnolia Boulevard and Cohasset Street: Crews are grinding pavement. Work occurs at night.

I-5 between SR-134 (Ventura Freeway) and Buena Vista Street: Crews are planting landscaping.

I-5 at Buena Vista Street: Crews are sealing joints. Work may occur at night and during the day.

Victory Place at Old Empire Avenue: Crews are installing traffic signals.

I-5 between Burbank Boulevard and Empire Avenue: Crews are sealing joints. Work may occur at night and during the day.

Closures and Detours

Southbound I-5 Lane Closures – Sunday through Friday, July 24-29: From Sunday night, July 24, through Friday morning, July 29, Southbound I-5 will be reduced to one lane each night between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. (times and dates are subject to change) between Hollywood Way and Magnolia Boulevard.

  • Starting at 10 p.m. each night, Sunday through Thursday (July 24-28), one southbound lane will be closed. Starting at 11 p.m., additional lanes will be closed, reducing Southbound I-5 to only one lane open for traffic.
  • Southbound I-5 on-ramps and off-ramps at multiple locations will be closed each night, with detours provided.
  • All Southbound I-5 lanes will be open for traffic by 5 a.m. each day, Monday through Friday (July 25-29).
Street Lane Closures – San Fernando Blvd. and Buena Vista Street, July 25-26: Some street lanes will be closed, but at least one lane in each direction will stay open for traffic, on Monday night, July 25, and Tuesday night, July 26, as follows:
  • Crews are scheduled to place asphalt on San Fernando Boulevard north of Lincoln Street on Monday night, July 25.
  • Crews are scheduled to place asphalt on Buena Vista Street, from south of San Fernando Boulevard to north of the Northbound I-5 on- and off-ramps, on Tuesday night, July 26. I-5 on- and off-ramps at Buena Vista Street will be closed.
  • The work will be completed before 6 a.m. each morning.
  • The schedule is subject to change due to weather or operational reasons.

Northbound and Southbound I-5 Lane Closures: Intermittent northbound and southbound I-5 lane closures may occur between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., at times reducing I-5 to one or two lanes in either direction.

Northbound and Southbound I-5 Ramp Closures: Some I-5 off-ramps and on-ramps may be closed during the day or at night. Detours are provided. Special Note: Between SR-134 (Ventura Freeway) and Magnolia Boulevard, some ramps may have partial or full closures where crews are planting landscaping. Detours are provided.

Street Lane Closures: Intermittent street lane closures may occur during the day or at night on Burbank Boulevard, San Fernando Boulevard, Front Street, Victory Place, Empire Avenue, Old Empire Avenue, Buena Vista Street, Bonnywood Place, Verdugo Avenue, Alameda Avenue and other streets.

The schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change.

 

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