Valley View Ave. Interchange Project – March 27, 2020- April 3, 2020

Construction on this project is 56% complete.

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 has been rescheduled for the dates of *6 a.m. Monday, March 30 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. 
 Map below:
 
Changeable Message Signs have been in place to provide advance notice of the closure:

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. Videos below from March 3 and March 24:

Photos below from March 24:

Photos below from December 10, 2019 through March 3, 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:

Photos below from February 25 and March 3:

 

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