Crews have begun work to demolish old portions of I-5 that bridge across Imperial Highway and Pioneer Boulevard; demolition of the San Antonio Drive bridge was completed on Monday, July 27. These bridge structures will be demolished one at a time, to make room for the new widened portions of the freeway. Bridge demolition activity will be conducted at night between 9 p.m. and 6 p.m.; the roadway underneath each respective I-5 freeway bridge will be closed to through traffic at night, while demolition is under way.
Nighttime demolition of the old Imperial Highway bridge at I-5 is under way. Imperial Highway will be closed to all through traffic underneath I-5, between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., Thursday night, July 30, Sunday night, Aug. 2, Monday night, Aug. 3 and Tuesday night, Aug. 4. During the daytime, partial lane closures in each direction will be in effect on Imperial Highway at I-5,
between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The map below illustrates the recommended detour route that is in place during nighttime closures on Imperial Highway.
Work on Union Street, between San Antonio Drive and Paddison Avenue, is ongoing and will be underway for approximately two to three more weeks. Union Street is being widened, sidewalks will be reconstructed and the street will become a cul-de-sac adjacent to San Antonio Drive. Access for local residents will be maintained at all times. Construction activity is also ongoing with several sound walls along the northbound and southbound I-5. In addition, work continues on the frontage roads along the northbound I-5 (Adoree Street) and southbound I-5 (Southbound Frontage Road). Work on Adoree Street, between Norwalk Boulevard and Paddison Avenue, is almost complete and should be completed in early August. The contractor will be working at the intersection of Paddison Avenue and Imperial Highway.