Valley View Ave. Interchange Project – March 22 – March 29, 2019

Construction on this project is 38% 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.

Also, please go to our Twitter page at for project updates.

There are no street or freeway closures planned for next week. 

For a 30 second video montage of the Coyote Creek bridge concrete pour on March 14, tap / click below:

To view a video of a crane lifting a beam onto the deck of the Valley View Ave. Bridge from ground level, tap / click on:

This week crews continued constructing the “stem walls” on the edge of the bridge deck and marking where a horizontal grid of rebar will be placed on the soffit (underside of the deck). Photos below from March 12 and March 19:

Grading continues below the Valley View Ave. Bridge in preparation for construction of the new, elevated Firestone Blvd. and Valley View off ramp from southbound I-5 where they will rise to meet the new bridge. Photos below from March 12 and March 19:


At the Coyote Creek Bridge in La Mirada, the contractor poured two feet of concrete over the rebar frame of the deck for the final roadway surface on March 14. The concrete s now covered to allow curing. Photos below from March 12, March 14, and March 19:

In less than one week, the contractor constructed the falsework (frame support) and placed the steel beams of the deck for this open section of the bridge. Photos below from March 5 and March 12:

A close-up view of some of the steel equipment 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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