I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, April 13-20, 2018

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

Construction Activities

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Sonora Avenue, Alameda Avenue, Western Avenue, Providencia Avenue, and LA River Bridges: Crews continue working in the I-5 median to widen the bridges.

Providencia Avenue: Crews are constructing the Pedestrian Crossing Bridge.

LA River:  Crews are constructing the walkway.

I-5 Median: Crews are installing drainage at night.

I-5 Median (between LA River and SR-134): Crews are placing concrete pavement at night.

I-5 Median (between Providencia Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard): Crews are paving lean concrete base and jointed plain concrete pavement at night.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Northbound I-5 Shoulder near Old San Fernando Boulevard Tunnel: Crews are constructing abutment. Crews are working longer shifts and Saturdays.

Victory Place:  Crews are grading and paving between Empire Avenue and Empire Center.

Buena Vista Street: Crews are constructing seismic retrofit work on bridge columns. Lanes are reduced so expect delays on I-5 Buena Vista ramps and on Buena Vista Street and Winona Avenue.

Northbound I-5 between Empire Avenue and Cohasset Street: Crews are constructing and backfilling retaining walls.  Crews are fine grading subgrade and placing base material.

Closures & Detours

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Alameda Avenue, Sonora Avenue and Western Avenue Lane Closures:
Intermittent daytime and nighttime street and lane closures on Alameda Avenue, Sonora Avenue and Western Avenue through mid 2018. Detours are posted.

Northbound and Southbound Lane Closures:

Northbound and southbound I-5 lane closures from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Alameda Avenue Closures:

Intermittent nighttime ramp closures on Alameda Avenue from Flower Street to Lake Street from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through mid 2018.

The following loop on- and off-ramps will be closed (RED in map below):

  • Eastbound Alameda northbound loop on-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda northbound loop off-ramp
  • Eastbound Alameda southbound loop off-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda southbound loop on-ramp

The following on- and off-ramps will remain open (GREEN in map below):

  • Eastbound Alameda northbound off-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda northbound on-ramp
  • Eastbound Alameda southbound on-ramp
  • Westbound Alameda southbound off-ramp

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Northbound and Southbound I-5 Lane Closures:
Intermittent nighttime northbound and southbound I-5 lane closures between Magnolia Boulevard and Hollywood Way from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Front Street Long-Term Closure:
Front Street between the Metrolink station (south of the Magnolia Boulevard Bridge) and Burbank Boulevard will be a northbound-only one-way street.  For access to the Metrolink station from northbound I-5 use the Olive Avenue exit to 1st Street and cross under the freeway on Verdugo Avenue, and southbound I-5, use the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp exit.

Buena Vista Street Closures:

Intermittent daytime and nighttime closures of Buena Vista Street, in both directions, between San Fernando Boulevard and Winona Avenue.  Lane closures on Buena Vista Street until late June for seismic retrofit work at the I-5 bridge.

On- and Off-Ramp Closures:
Intermittent on- and off-ramp closures at Buena Vista Street, San Fernando Boulevard and Burbank Boulevard from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Detours will be provided.

Empire Avenue Closure:
Empire Avenue between Wilson Avenue and Victory Place will remain closed through 2018.


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