I-5 in Burbank-Glendale-Los Angeles will be CLOSED to all traffic in both directions from 2 p.m. April 25 to 2 a.m. April 27, 2020
Interstate 5 will be closed for 36 hours in Burbank, Glendale and the Sun Valley area of the city of Los Angeles, while crews demolish the Burbank Boulevard bridge overcrossing I-5. The freeway will be closed to traffic in both directions from 2 p.m. April 25 (Saturday) to 2 a.m. April 27 (Monday).
Southbound I-5 will be closed at State Route 170 (the Hollywood Freeway). Southbound traffic will use southbound State Route 170 to eastbound State Route 134 to southbound I-5.
Northbound I-5 will be closed at State Route 134 (the Ventura Freeway). Northbound traffic will use westbound SR-134 to northbound SR-170 **OR** eastbound SR-134 to northbound SR-2 to westbound I-210 to northbound I-5.
Many other alternative routes are available on freeways in the region, and motorists are strongly advised to plan ahead and avoid traveling in the affected area on the weekend of April 25.
City streets will be open to traffic in Burbank, Glendale and the Sun Valley area of Los Angeles, but drivers are urged to use other freeways whenever possible and refrain from detouring on city streets when feasible.
The full freeway closure on I-5 will begin at 2 p.m. April 25, but beginning at 10 a.m. crews will start closing ramps and freeway connectors in the area.
The closed lanes on I-5 will open by 2 a.m. April 27, and all ramps and freeway connectors will open by 6 a.m.
All dates and times are subject to change.
Please watch for more information soon.
Above: Motorists can expect I-5 to be closed in the area shown in red on April 25-27, 2020.
The planned closure was announced March 5 in the following statement from Caltrans. Since March 5, the planned starting and ending times have changed slightly for operational reasons. The schedule is dynamic and all dates and times are subject to change.