I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, March 27-April 3, 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 SR-134 and Magnolia Boulevard: Crews are grinding pavement in both directions on I-5. This work occurs at night.

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

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

I-5 at Burbank Boulevard: Crews are constructing retaining walls, excavating and placing CIDH (cast in drilled holes) piles. Crews are doing utility removal on the bridge. Work may occur at night and during the day.

Burbank Boulevard:  Crews are working on the Burbank Boulevard bridge over I-5 to prepare the bridge for demolition, which will be followed by construction of a new bridge. Demolition of the bridge will require the full closure of I-5 in both directions for 36 hours, starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2020, (starting at 10 a.m., crews will begin closing ramps and freeway connectors). The full freeway closure will end by 2 a.m. Monday, April 27, 2020, and all ramps and freeway connectors will be open by 6 a.m.  Dates and times are subject to change.

Closures & Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

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

Long-term Closure of Burbank Boulevard: Burbank Boulevard will be closed to traffic in both directions between San Fernando Boulevard and Front Street for 14 to 16 months, starting at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2020. Detours are posted.  All dates and times are weather-permitting and subject to change.

I-5 Full Freeway Closure: For demolition of the Burbank Boulevard bridge over I-5, the full freeway closure of I-5 in both directions is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2020 (ramps and freeway connectors will begin closing at 10 a.m.), until 2 a.m. Monday, April 27, 2020 (ramps and freeway connectors will reopen by 6 a.m.). Southbound I-5 will be closed at State Route 170 (the Hollywood Freeway) and northbound I-5 will be closed at State Route 134 (the Ventura Freeway). Dates and times are subject to change. Motorists should use alternative freeway routes instead of I-5 through Glendale, Burbank and the Sun Valley area of Los Angeles.

Long-term I-5 Ramp Closures at Burbank Boulevard: Long-term or permanent ramp closures are in effect at three of the five on-and-off ramps on I-5 at Burbank Boulevard. They are the Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Burbank Boulevard, the Northbound I-5 loop off-ramp to Westbound Burbank Boulevard and the Westbound Burbank Boulevard loop on-ramp to Southbound I-5. 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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