I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, September 27-October 4, 2019

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

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.

Empire Avenue: Crews are completing electrical and signal work, installing roadway signs and striping. Work is at night and during the day. The Empire Avenue interchange is scheduled to open to traffic on Monday morning, September 30.

Burbank Boulevard: Crews are clearing and grubbing at I-5 ramps and removing the roadway surface on the northbound I-5 loop off-ramp and the southbound I-5 loop on-ramp.

Closures & Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

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 through late 2019. Detours are posted.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

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: Intermittent on- and off-ramp closures at Buena Vista Street, San Fernando Boulevard and Burbank Boulevard between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.  Detours are posted.

Long-term Ramp Closures at Burbank Boulevard:  On or about Monday night, September 30, three of the five I-5 ramps at Burbank Boulevard will start long-term closures for construction. 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. Use the adjacent new Empire Avenue Interchange as an alternative route.

For more information on the long-term Burbank Boulevard ramp closures and detours, please see the Construction Notice below.

The Construction Notice, below, has a map and details about the Burbank Boulevard ramp detours. The map is shown in a larger size farther down on this page. 

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