Pile driving activity will be ongoing intermittently for approximately six weeks. Pile driving activity will take place weekdays between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Crews will begin this work along northbound I-5, then will move across the freeway to complete work along southbound I-5. While pile driving activity will only be performed during the day, night crews may move equipment to reposition the pile driving rig within the work area. Please be advised this work may be loud and disruptive due to equipment noise, construction lighting (when equipment is moved at night), and vibration and pounding related to pile driving activity.
The week of April 23 crews will be working at night in the center median of the freeway constructing the bridge column forms. Lanes on northbound I-5 at Florence Avenue will be reduced, Tuesday night, April 25 through Thursday night, April 27 between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., as crews work in the center median. At least one lane on northbound I-5 will remain open, while this work is conducted.
IMPERIAL HIGHWAY AND PIONEER BOULEVARD PROJECT
On Monday, April 24 crews will resume pile driving activity along I-5 at Pioneer Boulevard; this work will be conducted weekdays between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and will be ongoing intermittently for approximately three months. Please be advised this work may be loud and disruptive due to equipment noise, vibration, and pounding related to pile driving activity.
On Sunday night, April 23 and Monday night, April 24, crews plan to perform a traffic shift along northbound I-5. Lanes will be realigned from the outside portion of the freeway, onto the newly constructed center lanes. This traffic shift will allow crews to demolish the old Pioneer Boulevard, San Antonio and Imperial bridges at I-5. This work will require nighttime full closure of northbound I-5 as well as the permanent closure of the northbound I-5 on-ramp at Norwalk Boulevard.
The following full freeway closures, connector closure and ramp closures are scheduled next week as part of this traffic shift:
- Northbound I-5 closed from Norwalk Blvd. to I-605 from 11 p.m. Sunday, April 23 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 24. DETOUR: From northbound I-5 exit at Norwalk Boulevard off-ramp, turn left on Norwalk Boulevard, turn right on Firestone Boulevard and proceed to the northbound I-605 on-ramp; then transition onto northbound I-5.
- Northbound I-5 will be closed from Carmenita Road to I-605 from 11 p.m. Monday, April 24 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 25.
DETOUR: From northbound I-5 exit at Carmenita Road; turn right on Carmenita Road, turn left on Rosecrans Avenue, turn right on Bloomfield Avenue / Firestone Boulevard, proceed on Firestone Boulevard to access the northbound I-605 on-ramp, then transition onto northbound I-5.
- Westbound SR-91 to Northbound I-5 Connector closed nightly between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., Sunday, April 23 and Monday, April 24. DETOUR: Motorists will be directed to continue westbound on SR-91, transition onto northbound I-605, then transition back onto northbound I-5.
- Northbound I-5 Norwalk Boulevard on-ramp will be closing permanently on Monday, April 24.
DETOUR: From Norwalk Boulevard motorists will be directed to proceed to Imperial Highway and turn left. Continue west on Imperial Highway, turn right on Firestone Boulevard. Proceed on Firestone Boulevard to access the northbound I-605 on-ramp, then transition onto northbound I-5.
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 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
There are no closures scheduled the week of April 23.
Rosecrans Avenue may be closed to all through traffic (motorists and pedestrians) in both directions underneath I-5, Monday through Fridays between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Nighttime closures on Rosecrans Avenue will continue intermittently for the next six months. For detour information visit the project Google Map
Rosecrans Avenue may be closed to all through traffic (motorists and pedestrians) in both directions underneath I-5, Monday through Fridays between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Nighttime closures on Rosecrans Avenue will continue intermittently for the next six months. For detour information visit the project Google Map.
All pile driving activity has been completed for the Rosecrans segment of the project.
CARMENITA ROAD INTERCHANGE PROJECT
All work has been completed on the Carmenita Road Interchange project.
VALLEY VIEW AVENUE INTERCHANGE PROJECT
Please be advised the northbound I-5 on-ramp at Freeway Drive closed permanently.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; alternate route shown on the map below.
The closure area is shown in red on the map below; the detour route is shown in green.
In order to complete signal work, Valley View Avenue will be closed to all traffic, between Alondra and Artesia Boulevards, from 8 p.m. Friday, April 28 through 5 a.m. Saturday, April 29. As part of this work, the southbound I-5 Valley View on-ramp will be closed. Expect delays and use alternate routes.
Sunday April 23 through Thursday, April 27 crews will be performing work in the center median along northbound and southbound I-5 between Artesia and Alondra Boulevards. In order to complete this work, there will be partial lane reductions on I-5 and the northbound and southbound I-5 Valley View on- and off-ramps may be closed between 7 p.m. and 5:45 a.m.
Pile driving and shoring activities are ongoing on the south side of Valley View Avenue. This work will be conducted weekdays during the daytime between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
*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.