I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, January 31-February 7, 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 fence barriers on the pedestrian bridge.

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.

Closures & Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Weekend Lane and Ramp Closures on Southbound I-5: Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, February 7, and continuing until 5 a.m. Monday, February 10, southbound I-5 will be reduced to only one or two lanes between Burbank Boulevard and Western Avenue in Burbank. 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:
 
The following schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change:
 
Friday, February 7
10 p.m. – Southbound I-5 will be reduced to two lanes, starting approximately at Burbank Boulevard (subject to change) for crews to construct pavement from Magnolia Boulevard to Verdugo Avenue.
NOTE: Starting at approximately 8 p.m., crews will begin closing the southbound I-5 on-ramps at Empire Avenue and Burbank Boulevard, and the southbound on- and off-ramps at Verdugo Avenue/Front Street. Detours are provided.
 
11:59 p.m. – Southbound I-5 will be reduced to only one lane.
 
Saturday, February 8
5 a.m. – One of the closed lanes will reopen, providing a total of two southbound lanes open to traffic.
 
Sunday, February 9
11:59 p.m. – Southbound I-5 will be reduced to only one lane.
 
Monday, February 10
4 a.m. – One of the closed lanes will reopen, providing a total of two southbound lanes open to traffic.
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.
 
 

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.

*** Special Notice: February 2 to February 15, 2002:  From 10 p.m. each night to 6 a.m. the next morning, starting on Sunday, February 2, and continuing until Saturday, February 15, either northbound or southbound I-5 will be reduced to only one or two lanes between Burbank Boulevard and Western Avenue. Closures will start on the northbound lanes for several nights, and then will shift to the southbound lanes. This schedule is subject to change for operational reasons. To avoid the work zone, drivers on northbound I-5 may use the GREEN detour in the map shown above, and drivers on southbound I-5 may use the PURPLE detour.  See current information about each night’s closures at QuickMap.dot.ca.gov. 

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

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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