Valley View Ave. Interchange Project – August 16- August 23, 2019

Construction on this project is 46% complete.

Projected dates:
Completion of first half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Revised to *late 2019.
Completion of second half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Revised to *late 2021.
Firestone Blvd. reverts to two lanes in each direction at Valley View Ave.: End of 2021. 
I-5 Valley View Ave. Interchange projected date of completion: Revised to *End of 2021.

Also, please go to our Twitter page at twitter.com/My5LA for project updates.

Firestone Blvd. is scheduled to be closed from Marquardt Ave. to Valley View Ave. from 8 p.m. Sunday, August 18 until 6 a.m. Monday, August 19 to allow the final concrete pour on the deck of the Firestone Blvd. connector ramp to the Valley View Ave. Bridge. 

On the night of Friday, August 9, the railroad tracks were closed to allow the overnight installation of steel girders across the tracks to connect the final two sections of the first half of the Valley View Ave. Bridge west of I-5 in Cerritos. Click on time lapse video below:

Photos below from the night installation:

Video of new girders from below in daylight from August 13:

Photos below from August 13:

 

View of the future Valley View off ramp from southbound I-5. Panning towards the new Valley View Ave. Bridge. Workers have been installing rebar across the lumber “soffit” (underside) of the deck and the “stem walls” along the sides. Now they are placing forms over the rebar stem wall frames. Videos below from August 13:

 

Photos below from June 11 through August 13:

 

On the future Firestone Blvd. ramp to the Valley View Ave. Bridge, workers building a rebar mat across the deck in preparation for the final concrete pour on the night of August 18. Video below from August 13:

 

Photos below from June 25 through August 13:

 

Demolition of the Coyote Creek Bridge west of I-5 in Cerritos is underway. The overhead across the creek bed has been removed. The contractor has removed debris from the creek bed and separating the concrete debris from the rebar. The concrete will be crushed into aggregate and used as base for new freeway lanes. The rebar will be recycled. Videos below from August 6 and August 13:

 

 

Photos below from August 13:

 

 

 

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