I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, January 17-24, 2020

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted. The schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change.

Construction Activities

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

I-5 between Verdugo Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard: Crews are replacing concrete pavement. Some of this work occurs at night.

I-5 between SR-134 and Magnolia Boulevard: Crews are installing barrier-mounted signs, joint seals and the irrigation system. Some of this work occurs at night.

Providencia Avenue: Crews are installing lighting and fence barriers on the pedestrian bridge.

Bonnywood Place: Crews are installing lane striping on Bonnywood Place between East Angeleno Avenue and East Orange Grove Avenue.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

I-5 at Buena Vista Street: Crews are constructing freeway bridge approach and departure slabs.

Burbank Boulevard: Crews are constructing retaining walls and excavating.

Victory Place and Old Empire Avenue: Crews are installing lane striping and other roadway markings.

Closures & Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Weekend Lane and Ramp Closures on Southbound I-5: Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, January 24 and continuing until 5 a.m. Monday, January 27, southbound I-5 will be reduced to only one or two lanes as crews construct concrete pavement between Magnolia Boulevard and Verdugo Avenue in Burbank.

Motorists are strongly advised to avoid delays on southbound I-5 by using other routes during these weekend closures. The detour shown below in PURPLE is recommended for drivers on southbound I-5 to bypass the construction area (disregard the detour shown in green):
 
The following schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change:
 
Friday, January 24
10 p.m. – On southbound I-5 the left two lanes will close, leaving only the right two lanes (Lanes #3 and 4) open to traffic between Magnolia Boulevard and Verdugo Avenue.
NOTE: The southbound on-ramps at Empire Avenue and Burbank Boulevard, and the southbound on- and off-ramps at Verdugo Avenue/Front Street will be closed during all or part of this weekend paving operation, starting about 8 p.m. Friday. Detours are provided.
 
11:59 p.m. – The southbound #3 lane will close, leaving only the #4 lane open to traffic.
 
Saturday, January 25
5 a.m. – The #3 lane will open (Lanes #3 and 4 will be open for the remainder of Saturday and all day Sunday).
 
Sunday, January 26
11:59 p.m. – The #3 lane will close, leaving only the #4 lane open to traffic.
 
Monday, January 27
4 a.m. – The #3 lane will open.
5 a.m. – All southbound lanes will open. On- and off-ramps will open by 6 a.m.
 
The schedule is weather-permitting and all dates and times are subject to change. NOTE: Similar lane and ramp closures on this section of southbound I-5 are scheduled on the weekends of Jan. 31-Feb. 3, Feb. 7-10 and Feb. 21-24.
 
Closure of Bonnywood Place, East Angeleno Avenue, East Orange Grove Avenue, and Northbound I-5 Olive Avenue off-ramp and on-ramp: Crews are installing lane striping on Bonnywood Place and will make the following closures between 9 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, and 6 a.m. Wednesday, January 22: the northbound I-5 Olive Avenue off-ramp and on-ramp; Bonnywood Place between East Angeleno Avenue and East Orange Grove Avenue; East Angeleno Avenue, East Orange Grove Avenue and the access street adjacent to the north side of Olive Avenue will be closed from First Street to Bonnywood Place. Detours are provided for the closed ramps. These closures are weather-permitting and subject to change.
 

Intermittent Northbound and Southbound I-5 Lane Closures: Intermittent northbound and southbound lane closures between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., at times reducing I-5 to one or two lanes in either direction.

Alameda Avenue, Sonora Avenue, Western Avenue and South Flower Street Lane Closures: Intermittent daytime and nighttime street, ramp and lane closures on Alameda Avenue, Sonora Avenue, Western Avenue and South Flower Street. Detours are posted.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Victory Place and Old Empire Avenue: Crews are installing lane striping and other roadway markings, and will make the following full and/or partial street closures between 9 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, and 6 a.m. Wednesday, January 22: Victory Place from Lincoln Street to a point south of Empire Avenue near the northernmost entrance of Burbank Empire Center; also, Old Empire Avenue west of Victory Place. The closures are weather-permitting and subject to change.

Long-term Ramp Closures at Burbank Boulevard:  Long-term or permanent ramp closures are in effect at three of the five I-5 on/off ramps at Burbank Boulevard. They are as follows:  The Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Burbank Boulevard is closed until 2020. The Northbound I-5 loop off-ramp to Westbound Burbank Boulevard and the Westbound Burbank Boulevard loop on-ramp to Southbound I-5 are closed permanently and new ramps will be constructed. Detours are posted.

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

On- and Off-Ramp Closures and Lane Closures:  Intermittent on- and off-ramp closures and lane closures at Buena Vista Street, Empire Avenue,  San Fernando Boulevard and Burbank Boulevard from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Detours are posted.

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