I-5 Corridor Improvements Between Orange County Line to the I-605
January 8, 2017
Week of January 8, 2016
Crews are continuing construction along Longworth Avenue between Harvest Avenue and Orr and Day Road to install a new drainage system adjacent to the I-5 freeway. This work will be conducted weekdays between 6:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and is expected to take three weeks to complete.
Pile driving operations have tentatively stopped along northbound I-5 at Florence Avenue and will resume in early January 2017.
On Tuesday, January 10 night crews will switch traffic on southbound I-5 at the Orr and Day bridge beginning at 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. During the traffic switch the southbound I-5 freeway will be closed between the I-605 and Imperial Highway. The southbound and northbound I-605 connectors to southbound I-5 will be closed as well. The closure areas are shown below on the map in red.
DETOUR FROM NORTHBOUND I-605 TO SOUTHBOUND I-5: Motorists will be directed to exit at the Imperial Highway off-ramp, continue east on Imperial Highway and south onto Frontage Road to access the on-ramp to southbound I-5. The detour route is shown on the map above in green.
DETOUR FROM SOUTHBOUND I-605 to SOUTHBOUND I-5 : Motorists will be directed to continue on southbound I-605 and exit Imperial Highway off-ramp, continue east on Imperial Highway, the south on Frontage Road to access the on-ramp to southbound I-5 . The detour route is shown on the map above in blue.
DETOUR TO CONTINUE ON SOUTHBOUND I-5: Motorists heading southbound on I-5 will be directed to continue on southbound I-605 and exit Imperial Highway off-ramp, continue east on Imperial Highway, then continue south on Frontage Road to access the on-ramp to southbound I-5. The detour is shown on the map above in purple. For more detailed detour information, please visit the project Google Map.
Contractor will be performing soundwall work along northbound I-5 south of Norwalk Boulevard along Markdale Avenue. Work will be performed weekdays, between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Construction crews are placing block wall along Spry Street and Arlee Avenue. This work will be performed weekdays, between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
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.
Next week crews plan to close N. Firestone Boulevard from Rosecrans Avenue to Bloomfield/Markdale Avenue. Residents in the area will maintain driveway access throughout the duration of the closure. Once work begins, N. Firestone Boulevard will remain closed for approximately six months. The closure area is shown in red on the map below.
Rosecrans Avenue will be closed intermittently to all through traffic (motorists and pedestrians) in both directions underneath I-5, Monday through Friday nights between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. These closures are needed as crews begin pouring the Rosecrans Avenue bridge. Rosecrans Avenue closures will continue intermittently for the next six months. For detour information visit the project Google Map.
Pile driving activity is underway adjacent to northbound I-5 near Rosecrans Avenue. This work will be performed intermittently for the next several months, Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. As this work is underway, flaggers will be on site to direct traffic, while crews transfer piles from the contractor's yard onto the construction site.
This week, crews will close one lane on northbound Carmenita Road Bridge over I-5. The lane reduction will take place Monday, January 9 through Friday, January 13 between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. The lane reduction is needed as crews install signage.
Electrical work along the shoulders of the northbound and southbound I-5 freeway at Carmenita Road is ongoing. This work will take place Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.
In addition to this work, 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
Starting Wednesday, January 18, VALLEY VIEW AVENUE SOUTHBOUND OFF-RAMP WILL BE CLOSED and LANES ON THE VALLEY VIEW AVENUE BRIDGE WILL BE REDUCED TO TWO LANES (one lane in each direction.)
Expect delays due to the lane reductions. If possible use alternative routes and avoid Valley View Avenue between Alondra and Artesia Boulevards.
Portable, changeable message signs will be placed in the vicinity to notify the motoring public.
Multiple utility relocations are ongoing throughout the construction site. There will be intermittent lane reductions on both N. Firestone Boulevard, S. Firestone Boulevard and Valley View Avenue. 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 4 - 6 months. Work will be conducted Monday to Friday, 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.
Please visit the project Google map for detailed detour information regarding these closures.
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. Please be advised that pile driving work may be loud and disruptive due to equipment noise, vibration and pounding related to pile driving activity. Also be advised that construction work may be noisy due to construction equipment moving on- and off-site, truck back-up alarms, and other construction related noise.
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.