Projected dates: Completion of first half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Opened to traffic Monday, October 7, 2019. Second southbound lane will open in first half of 2020. Completion of second half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Revised to *late 2021. Target date to open the new Valley View Ave. off ramp from southbound I-5 and Valley View Ave. on ramp to northbound I-5 is *revised to late April 2020 due to extensive rain delays. N. Firestone Blvd. reverts to two lanes in each direction east of Valley View Ave.: End of 2021. N. Firestone Blvd. re-opens between Knott Ave. and Trojan Way: *first half by early 2020. I-5 Valley View Ave. Interchange projected date of completion: Revised to *end of 2021.
At the time of this update, construction on this project will continue.
The following closure is in place 24/7 through 5 p.m. Friday, April 10:
S. Firestone Blvd. will be closed for a short portion near the on ramp to southbound I-5 – from the onramp to an area north of the driveways to the local businesses that are below the on ramp. To install sewer line casing (extend the Los Angeles County Sanitation District Sewer System line) below ground.
The on ramp to southbound I-5 will remain open.
S. Firestone Blvd. will remain open from Marquardt Ave. to the on ramp to southbound I-5.
All driveways for the businesses between Artesia Blvd. and the on ramp to southbound I-5 will remain open, but they will only be accessible from Artesia Blvd.
S. Firestone Blvd. will remain open between Artesia Blvd. and the closure area north of the businesses.
The on ramp to southbound I-5 will NOT be accessible from Artesia Blvd.
Changeable Message Signs have been in place to provide advance notice of the closure. Photo of closure from April 2, below:
Workers are also installing footings for the second half of the bridge, and driving steel pipe “piles” below ground, installing rebar “cages” that will serve as frames for concrete support columns and covering them with “forms” and pouring concrete, and building abutment walls.
Photos below from April 1:
Videos below from March 3 and March 24:
Photos below from December 10, 2019 through March 24, 2020:
Construction of traffic barriers on the future Valley View off ramp from southbound I-5 is underway. Videos below from February 25 and March 3:
I-5 will be CLOSED to all traffic in both directions between State Routes 134 & 170 from 2PM 4/25 to 2AM 4/27 (Sat-Mon). Use other routes to avoid I-5 in #Burbank #Glendale & #SunValley area of LA. Info at https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI #LAtraffic https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
April 6, 2020 3:17 pm
Burbank Blvd is closed at I-5 bridge. Photo is looking west. I-5 runs left to right. Burbank Blvd runs top to bottom. At top, all eastbound traffic on Burbank Bl must turn south on Front St. to reach SB I-5 on-ramp. Thx to Jeff Baugh/KFI photo. https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BIhttps://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
April 1, 2020 10:16 pm
Burbank Blvd, a city street, is closed at I-5 as crews take apart the bridge over the freeway.
For bridge demolition, I-5 FREEWAY WILL BE CLOSED for 36 hours in #Burbank & #Glendale starting at 2pm April 25 until 2am April 27. Info at https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BIhttps://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
Crews are removing material from the Burbank Blvd bridge over I-5. Starting TONIGHT the bridge over I-5 will be closed to traffic.
On April 25, crews will demolish the bridge & a new bridge will open in 2021. Detours are provided.
Info at https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BIhttps://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
March 28, 2020 12:09 am
Burbank Blvd at the I-5 bridge will be closed to traffic, starting this Friday night/Saturday morning. Will be closed for 14-16 months for construction of a new bridge. Detours are provided. Info: https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BIhttps://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
March 26, 2020 11:13 pm
Long-term closure of Burbank Blvd at I-5 bridge is still scheduled at 12:01am March 28
36-hour full closure of I-5 for bridge demolition is still scheduled April 25 at 2pm, till April 27 at 2am, between Route 170 and Route 134. https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
**POSTPONED** The scheduled closure below has been postponed due to extensive rain. When new dates have been chosen, they will be posted on this Twitter site. https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI @CityofSFS @CityofLaMirada @BuenaParkCA @CaltransOC @CountyofLA https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
March 16, 2020 7:48 pm
Due to rain, the long-term closure of Burbank Blvd over I-5 in Burbank is *delayed* for two weeks, until March 28. The schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change. Updates: https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI @BurbankCA @BurbankPD @myBurbankNEWS @BurbankLeader @fly_BUR https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
March 13, 2020 8:20 pm
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