Valley View Ave. Interchange Project – August 7 – August 14, 2020

Construction on this project is 66% complete.

Projected dates:
Completion of first half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Opened to traffic Monday, October 7, 2019. A second southbound lane will open in *the summer of 2020. 
Completion of second half of Valley View Ave. Bridge: Revised to *mid-2022.
Target date to open the new Valley View Ave. off ramp from southbound I-5 is *revised to end of July 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: *summer of 2020. 
New S. Firestone Blvd. running under the Valley View Ave. Bridge opened July 13, 2020. 
I-5 Valley View Ave. Interchange projected date of completion: Revised to *mid-2022.

Scheduled to close the nights of Sunday, Aug. 9, Monday, Aug. 10 and, if necessary, Tuesday, Aug. 11 for installation of falsework (temporary frame):

  • Northbound and southbound I-5 all lanes closed from Carmenita Road to Artesia Boulevard from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Southbound I-605 (San Gabriel River Freeway) connector to southbound I-5 closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Westbound State Route 91 (Artesia Freeway) connector ramp to northbound I-5 closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Detour: southbound traffic will be detoured off at Carmenita Road and directed back on to I-5 at Artesia Boulevard. Northbound traffic will be detoured off at Artesia Boulevard and directed back on to I-5 at Carmenita Road.

Alternate route: southbound I-605 to eastbound State Route 91 to southbound I-5. Or the reverse route for northbound traffic. Map below:

Workers completed placing forms over the rebar stem walls on the deck of the second half of the north end of the bridge in preparation for a concrete pour. They are also constructing falsework (temporary frame) and soffit (deck underside) on the south end. The contractor is constructing support columns for the new Valley View Ave. on ramp to southbound I-5 and the S. Firestone Blvd. off ramp from the bridge and constructing a pedestrian crosswalk on the first half of the bridge. 

Videos & photos below from August 5:

Videos & slide show from July 14 & July 28 below:

Photos from July 14  & July 28 below:


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