Valley View Ave. Interchange Project – April 19- April 26, 2019

Construction on this project is 39% complete.

Projected dates:
Completion of first half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Revised to *late 2019.
Completion of second half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Revised to *late 2021.
Firestone Blvd. reverts to two lanes in each direction at Valley View Ave.: End of 2021. 
I-5 Valley View Ave. Interchange project open to traffic: Revised to *End of 2021.

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The following closures are tentatively scheduled for the Valley View Interchange Project for excavation of retaining wall footings:
Knott Ave. between Cate Dr. and N. Firestone Blvd.
N. Firestone Blvd. between Artesia Blvd. & Knott Ave.

Hours: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night from Tuesday, Apr. 23 through the night of Thursday, Apr. 25. These closures are scheduled for three separate nights and will re-open each morning at 5 a.m. All scheduled closures are subject to change or cancellation. Map below:


Crews completed constructing the soffit (underside of the deck) and the “stem walls” along the edge of the deck. The contractor is now placing a horizontal grid of rebar on the surface of the deck and constructing the rebar frame for more stem walls along the center of the deck. Photos below from April 2, April 9 and April 16 show progress:

Construction of falsework (frame support) for the ramp from the newelevated southbound Firestone Blvd. to the Valley View Ave. Bridge is underway. Workers have been constructing the “soffit” (underside of the deck) over the steel beams with plywood. Photos below from April 2, April 9, and April 16 show progress:

Workers began prepping the construction area where the southbound Valley View off ramp from I-5 will connect to the bridge this week. Falsework (frame support) will be constructed, including the placement of elevated steel beams. This is the same process underway on the southbound Firestone Blvd. ramp to the bridge. Photos below from April 16:

At the Coyote Creek Bridge in La Mirada, the final surface of concrete has been poured and work continues. Photos below from April 2:

A close-up view of some of the steel equipment and other supplies used to rebuild the I-5 Valley View Ave. interchange:

DISCLAIMER: Due to the dynamic nature of construction, please note that all dates and times are subject to change due to unforeseen operational factors or inclement weather.

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