I-5 NORTH Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, August 10-17, 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 are working in the I-5 median to widen the bridges.

Providencia Avenue: Crews are completing fence barriers and removing overhang brackets on the pedestrian bridge.

I-5 Median: Crews are installing drainage at night and during the day.  Crews are placing concrete pavement at night.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Northbound I-5 near Old San Fernando Boulevard Tunnel: Crews are stripping falsework and constructing the concrete bridge barrier and approach slabs.

Buena Vista Street: Crews are seismic retrofitting bridge columns at Buena Vista Street.

Northbound I-5 between Burbank Boulevard and Cohasset Street: Crews are paving (lean concrete base) and constructing concrete barriers and soundwalls.

Empire Avenue:  Crews are grading the new Empire Avenue between Victory Place and Maria Street.

Old Front Street/Burbank Boulevard/I-5 Southbound Future On Ramp: Crews are relocating utilities.

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 2018. Detours are posted.

Northbound and Southbound Lane Closures:
Northbound and southbound lane closures between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., at times reducing I-5 to one or two lanes in either direction.

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.

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.

Northbound On- and Off-Ramp Closures at Buena Vista Street:  The northbound on- and off-ramps at Buena Vista Street are scheduled to be closed for 55 hours between 9 p.m. Friday, August 17 and 6 a.m. Monday, August 20. Detours will be provided. The schedule is subject to change due to weather, operational issues or other reasons. (NOTE: A similar 55-hour closure of the ramps had been scheduled for August 10-13 but was canceled.)

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

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