Post-tensioning the new I-5 Empire Avenue bridge involved the installation of high-strength steel tendons in the concrete to give the bridge additional strength. The strands are installed in ducts and placed under tension to exert force. https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI #Burbank https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
September 18, 2019 2:55 pm
The new I-5 Empire Avenue interchange is scheduled to open to traffic this month. Final testing was completed recently at the pump station which will prevent flooding at the underpass during heavy rain. https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI #Burbank https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
September 17, 2019 5:23 pm
I-5 Empire Avenue interchange is scheduled to open to traffic on the night of Sept. 29. The next night, long-term closures will start for some I-5 ramps at Burbank Blvd. See detour routes here and at https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI. Schedule is subject to change. #Burbank https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI.
September 16, 2019 5:29 pm
On I-5 at Empire Avenue, crews are shown in August as they worked on the rebar (reinforcing bars) before the concrete was poured for the new bridge for I-5 carpool lanes. The Empire interchange is scheduled to open in September. https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BIhttps://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
September 14, 2019 4:50 pm
Latest estimate is the new I-5 Empire Avenue interchange will open for traffic on the night of Sept. 29 (Sunday) and three I-5 ramps at Burbank Blvd will close on the next night, Sept. 30. Schedule is subject to change. https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BIhttps://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
September 13, 2019 12:05 am
Traffic Advisory! The new I-5 Empire Avenue interchange will open this month in Burbank!
Soon afterward, three I-5 ramps at Burbank Blvd will be CLOSED for construction! Detours & details are below. Exact dates will be announced soon. https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BIhttps://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
September 10, 2019 11:27 pm
Crews are completing the final steps before the I-5 Empire Avenue interchange opens to traffic later this month. Soon, crews will be working at a new location, the Burbank Blvd bridge over I-5 in #Burbank. https://t.co/xA5vA0m3BIhttps://t.co/xA5vA0m3BI
On I-5 at Empire Ave., reinforcing bars cover the future bridge deck (top surface of bridge); after the concrete is poured it's covered by fabric to help it cure properly; & a view of the concrete. This bridge is for new carpool lanes on I-5. https://t.co/xA5vA0DF0ihttps://t.co/xA5vA0DF0i
September 6, 2019 10:31 pm
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