I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, January 24-31, 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

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

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. Some of this work occurs at night.

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, Empire Avenue, Old Empire Avenue, Buena Vista Street, San Fernando Boulevard, Winona Avenue: Crews are installing lane striping and other roadway markings. Some of this work occurs at night.

 

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. This closure will be repeated from 10 p.m. Friday, January 31, to 5 a.m. Monday, February 3. The schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change.

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 in the same area 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 and other roadway markings on Bonnywood Place and will make the following closures between 8 p.m. Monday, January 27, and 6 a.m. Tuesday, January 28, and possibly repeating on the next one or two nights  — the northbound I-5 Olive Avenue off-ramp and on-ramp; also Bonnywood Place between East Angeleno Avenue and East Orange Grove Avenue; in addition, 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 all dates and times are 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

Full or Partial Closure of Victory Place, Empire Avenue, Old Empire Avenue, San Fernando Boulevard, Buena Vista Street and Winona Avenue, and I-5 off-ramps and on-ramps at Empire Avenue: Crews are installing lane striping and other roadway markings, and they will make the following full or partial street closures between 8 p.m. Monday, January 27, and 6 a.m. Wednesday, January 28, and possibly repeating on the next one or two nights — Victory Place from Lincoln Street to a point south of Empire Avenue at the northernmost entrance of Burbank Empire Center; also, Old Empire Avenue west of Victory Place, Empire Avenue at I-5 including the I-5 on-ramps and off-ramps; Buena Vista Street from San Fernando Boulevard to the northbound I-5 on- and off-ramps; and Winona Avenue.  Detours are provided. The schedule is weather-permitting and all dates and times are 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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