I-5 Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, June 9-17, 2016

The 3rd Annual I-5 Empire Project Community Open House is June 9, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Buena Vista Public Library in Burbank. More info here.

The Los Angeles River Bike Path will be OPEN on Sunday, June 12, for the Los Angeles River Ride.

Construction activities and closures listed below are subject to change. Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

Illegal dumping is a crime. Violators will be prosecuted. If you notice illegal dumping at a construction site, get the license plate number and call 911.

➤ CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES for June 9-17, 2016

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Pier Construction: Near the Los Angeles River Bike Path.

Soundwall Installation: Southbound I-5 over the Los Angeles River.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Empire I-5 Undercrossing: Build temporary support structure for bridge demolition. Bridge removal (some night work possible). Some noise is expected, but it will not exceed levels permitted by local, state and federal regulations.

Buena Vista Street Bridge (Winona Bridge): Form backwalls and center span.

Empire Avenue Railroad Underpass: Construct retaining walls at Empire Avenue in front of abutments. Backfill retaining walls.

Empire Avenue: Install water lines.

Buena Vista Railroad Underpass: Erect steel bridge.

Pump House: Form and pour middle walls and deck; remove forms and backfill lower walls.

Victory Place: Pave street between the Burbank Animal Shelter and Empire Center (near Wendy’s).

➤ CLOSURES for June 9-17, 2016

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

+ The Los Angeles River Bike Path will be OPEN Sunday, June 12, for the Los Angeles River Ride. Through mid-2017 there will be intermittent daytime bike path closures between Riverside Drive and just south of the SR-134 overcrossing in the City of Los Angeles. When the path is closed, a signed detour will direct users to Zoo Drive and Western Heritage Way. See map here.

+ Up to three lanes of northbound and southbound I-5 will be closed between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Closure of three lanes will occur very late (midnight to 4 a.m.) when traffic volumes are lowest.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Intermittent nighttime lanes closures on southbound I-5 between Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard.

+ Intermittent lane closures in both directions of Victory Place between the Burbank Animal Shelter and Empire Center from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Traffic flow in both directions will be maintained. Flaggers will direct motorists. Please slow down and use caution.

Intermittent nighttime ramp closures at southbound Buena Vista Street off-ramp and southbound Burbank Boulevard off-ramp.

+ Buena Vista Street closures between Winona Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard.  These closures will be in place for four weeks:

  • Day closures: Intermittent lane closures in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The street will remain open to motorists.
  • Night closures: Full street closures in both directions from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m, Sunday through Friday (no weekends.) Detours will be posted.

Click HERE to see these closures on an interactive map.

 

 

 

 

 

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