I-5 Corridor Improvements Between Orange County Line to the I-605
March 19, 2017
Week of March 19, 2017
Crews are drilling CIDH piles for the Orr and Day railroad bridge, on the freeway. This work will be ongoing for approximately three weeks and will be conducted during the daytime.
Florence Avenue Bridge Nighttime Lane Closures at I-5
Florence Avenue may be closed to traffic between Studebaker Road and Orr and Day Road, intermittently between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. over the next week.
Florence Avenue Bridge Lane Reduction at I-5
Florence Avenue Nighttime Bridge Demolition at I-5
Crews have completed the first portion of nighttime bridge demolition activities on Florence Avenue bridge at I-5. Nighttime bridge demolition activities will resume in one to two weeks. Please note, this work will require nighttime full closures on northbound and southbound I-5. Closure information will be provided once the work is scheduled.
The northbound I-5 on-ramp at Imperial Highway has closed for 12 months. Motorists are directed to use the northbound I-605 on-ramp at Firestone Boulevard, then transition back onto northbound I-5, as an alternate while the northbound I-5 Imperial Highway on-ramp is closed. The closure area is shown in red on the map below; the detour route is shown in green.
As crews work on Imperial Highway, Norwalk Boulevard and Pioneer Boulevard bridges at I-5, one lane in each direction will be closed on each street (at I-5) during the daytime, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Crews have closed N. Firestone Blvd. from Rosecrans Avenue to Bloomfield / Markdale Avenue, for approximately six months. This closure is needed as crews reconstruct N. Firestone Blvd., complete pile driving adjacent to I-5 and complete soundwall construction. The closure area is shown in red on the map below; the detour map is shown in green.
Landscape and irrigation work is ongoing along Frontage Road, N. Firestone Boulevard and S. Firestone Boulevard. This work will take place Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.
VALLEY VIEW AVENUE INTERCHANGE PROJECT
The northbound I-5 on-ramp at Freeway Drive is set to close permanently in late March. Portable changeable message signs will be placed in the area two weeks in advance of the closure. Once this ramp closes, motorists will be detoured to proceed west on Alondra Boulevard, then north on Carmenita Road to access the northbound I-5 on-ramp. Heavy traffic and delays in the area are expected. Motorists are urged to use alternative routes whenever possible. The closure area is shown in red on the map below; the detour route is shown in green.
Crews will be removing asphalt between Arbor Place and Park Place, weekdays between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Multiple utility relocations are ongoing throughout the construction site. There will be intermittent lane reductions on both N. Firestone Boulevard and S. Firestone Boulevard. Work will be performed Monday through Friday.
A portion of S. Firestone Boulevard at Coyote Creek channel is now closed for utility relocation for a period of four to six months. Work will be conducted weekdays between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Businesses along Firestone Boulevard will remain open and detour signs will be posted. For detour information visit the project Google map.
*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.
For information regarding upcoming closures, detours and other construction activity, be sure to check out the project Google map. This map will be updated in real time, with the latest information regarding project construction. Click the image below to view the map.