I-5 Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, Dec 15-22, 2017

On Monday, December 18 at 10 p.m. through Tuesday, December 19 at 5 a.m., the northbound I-5 Orange Grove Avenue on-ramp and two lanes of southbound I-5 between SR-134 and Magnolia Boulevard will be closed.

Front Street Long-Term Closure: Front Street between the Metrolink station (south of the Magnolia Boulevard Bridge) and Burbank Boulevard will be a northbound-only one-way street.  For access to the Metrolink station from northbound I-5 use the Olive Avenue exit to 1st Street and cross under the freeway on Verdugo Avenue.  For access from southbound I-5 use the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp exit.

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

Construction Activities

Sonora Avenue, Alameda Avenue, Western Avenue, Providencia Avenue, and LA River Bridges: Through early 2018, crews are working in the I-5 median to demolish a portion of the bridges and working to construct and close the gaps in the middle of the freeway.

LA River:  Crews are constructing the walkway.

I-5 Median (between Providencia Avenue and Sonora Avenue): Crews are paving the roadway.

I-5 Median (between Sonora Avenue and LA River): Crews are installing drainage.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Northbound I-5 Shoulder near Old San Fernando Boulevard Tunnel: Crews are excavating the future Empire Avenue Interchange.

Victory Place:  Crews are constructing curb and gutter and grading between Empire Avenue and Empire Center.

Buena Vista Street: Crews are grading slopes and working on the sidewalks under the bridges.

Southbound I-5 at Buena Vista Street: Crews are sealing pavement joints.

Northbound I-5 between Empire Avenue and Cohasset Street: Crews are constructing and backfilling retaining walls.

Burbank Western Channel: Crews are grading for the approach slabs.

I-5 Bridge Columns at Buena Vista Street and Winona Avenue:  Crews are working on the I-5 bridge columns at Buena Vista Street and Winona Avenue. Expect delays on Buena Vista Street, Winona Avenue, and the I-5 northbound and southbound off-ramps. Click HERE for more information.

Closures & Detours

Sonora Avenue and Western Avenue Closures:
Intermittent nighttime street closures on Sonora Avenue and Western Avenue from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through mid 2018.  Detours are posted.

Alameda Avenue Closures:
Intermittent nighttime ramp closures on Alameda Avenue from Flower Street to Lake Street from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through mid 2018.

The following loop on- and off-ramps will be closed (RED in map below):

  • Eastbound Alameda northbound loop on-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda northbound loop off-ramp
  • Eastbound Alameda southbound loop off-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda southbound loop on-ramp

The following on- and off-ramps will remain open (GREEN in map below):

  • Eastbound Alameda northbound off-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda northbound on-ramp
  • Eastbound Alameda southbound on-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda southbound off-ramp

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

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.

East Orange Grove Avenue Closure:
East Orange Grove Avenue between 1st Street and North Bonnywood Place will be closed. To access the Orange Grove northbound I-5 on-ramp use Angeleno Avenue. Detours will be posted.

Front Street Long-Term Closure:
Front Street between the Metrolink station (south of the Magnolia Boulevard Bridge) and Burbank Boulevard will be a northbound-only one-way street.  For access to the Metrolink station from northbound I-5 use the Olive Avenue exit to 1st Street and cross under the freeway on Verdugo Avenue, and southbound I-5, use the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp exit.

Buena Vista Street Closures:
Intermittent daytime and nighttime closures of Buena Vista Street, in both directions, between San Fernando Boulevard and Winona Avenue.

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:
Empire Avenue between Wilson Avenue and Victory Place will be closed through early 2018.

 

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