Valley View Ave. Interchange Project – January 15, 2021 – January 22, 2021

Construction on this project is 72% complete.

Projected dates:
The first half of Valley View Ave. Bridge opened to traffic on Monday, October 7, 2019 with one lane in each direction. A second lane opened to traffic on the southbound side of the Valley View Avenue Bridge on Friday, September 18, 2020. 

Completion of second half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Revised to *mid-2022.
The new Valley View Ave. off ramp from southbound I-5 opened on September 19, 2020.  
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: *Early 2021. 
New S. Firestone Blvd. running under the Valley View Ave. Bridge opened on July 13, 2020. 
I-5 Valley View Ave. Interchange projected date of completion: Revised to *mid-2022.

There are no freeway or street lane closures scheduled for this project for the week of January 17. The final concrete has been poured on the deck of the southern section of the second half of the new bridge. Workers are laying a mat of rebar on the soffit (deck underside) and stem walls on the middle section. 

Slide show of January progress below: 
(Will be installed after You Tube issues are resolved.)

Video overview below of three sections of of second half of new Valley View Avenue Bridge under different stages of construction. Panning south to north:

Video of south end of second half of new bridge shows final concrete surface has been poured. January 6, below:

Video below shows workers setting lines in preparation to lay a rebar grid (mat) over the new soffit (deck underside) of the middle section of the second half of the bridge. January 6:

Workers are completing construction of soffit (deck underside) of section of second half of south end of bridge that will connect Valley View Avenue to the bridge. Video below from January 6:

Photos below below show progress on south end of second half of bridge from December 9 to January 6, after final concrete was poured:

Photos below show progress between December 9 and January 6 on section of south end of bridge that will connect Valley View Avenue to the bridge:

Photos of middle section of second half of bridge show falsework (temporary frame support) under construction (December 9) and after soffit (deck underside) and stem walls were built above the falsework (January 6):

 

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