I-5 Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, Apr 14-21, 2017

There will be a 55-hour closure of Buena Vista Street, in both directions, between San Fernando Boulevard and Winona Avenue beginning April 21 at 9 p.m. through April 24 at 6 a.m to remove falsework from the Buena Vista Bridge.  Detours will be provided. 

Please remember, graffiti is a crime.  Violators will be prosecuted.

Construction Activities

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Sonora, Western, Alameda Bridges: Crews are removing bridge shoring at the median of the Sonora, Western and Alameda Bridges.

Providencia Bridge:  Crews are working on the deck for the bridge.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Empire Avenue: At southbound I-5 and Empire Avenue, crews are constructing the approach slab (the transition between roadway pavement and the bridge).  Crews are also crushing at the future southbound Empire Avenue off-ramp and erecting a portable concrete batch plant at the future Empire Avenue and I-5 on- and off-ramp intersection.

Victory Place Separation:  Crews are drilling and placing CIDH (cast in drilled hole) piles.

Hollywood Way to Burbank Boulevard (Railroad):  Crews are removing the shoofly (temporary tracks) and installing fascia (decorative panels) on the side of the Buena Vista Bridge.

Northbound I-5 San Fernando Boulevard On-Ramp: Crews are constructing the walls and removing trees and other vegetation along San Fernando Boulevard.

Southbound I-5 at Buena Vista Street:  Crews are constructing approach slabs.

 

Closures & Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Northbound and Southbound I-5 Lane Closures.

  • Intermittent nighttime lane closures on both northbound and southbound I-5 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Nighttime lane closures of the number 2, 3, and 4 (far right) lanes on Thursday, April 20 at 10 p.m. through Friday, April 21 at 6 a.m.

Intermittent Daytime Closures on Flower Street.
Flower Street under the I-5 bridge will be closed intermittently during the day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lane Closures for Sonora Avenue, Western Avenue and Alameda Avenue.
Intermittent daytime lane closures, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., under the I-5 bridge. Traffic will be maintained in both directions. Some sidewalk closures are expected as well. A pedestrian detour will be provided.

Southbound I-5 Ramp Closures.
Nighttime closure of the southbound I-5 Verdugo Road on-ramp and the southbound I-5 Alameda Avenue off-ramp on Thursday, April 20 at 10 p.m. through Friday, April 21 at 6 a.m.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Buena Vista Street Closures.

  • Intermittent daytime and nighttime closures of Buena Vista Street, in both directions, between San Fernando Boulevard and Winona Avenue.
  • There will be a 55-hour closure of Buena Vista Street, in both directions, between San Fernando Boulevard and Winona Avenue beginning April 21 at 9 p.m. through April 24 at 6 a.m. to remove falsework from the Buena Vista Bridge.

Buena Vista Street Northbound Closure Detour:

Buena Vista Street Southbound Closure Detour:

Northbound and Southbound I-5 Lane Closures.
Intermittent nighttime northbound and southbound I-5 lane closures between Magnolia Boulevard and Hollywood Way from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

On- and Off-Ramp Closures.
Intermittent on- and off-ramp closures at Buena Vista Street, San Fernando Boulevard and Burbank Boulevard from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Detours will be provided.

Empire Avenue Closure.
Full closure of Empire Avenue between Wilson Avenue and Victory Place through fall 2017. The closure will remain in place 24/7 and the pedestrian crossing will remain open. A detour will be posted.