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I-5 Corridor Improvements Between Orange County Line to the I-605

February 9, 2017

UPDATED Valley View Avenue Bridge
Demolition Closure Schedule

Thursday Night, Feb. 9, 2017


*** Please be advised, the closure schedule for Valley View Avenue Bridge demolition activities on Thursday night, Feb. 9 has been updated. Tonight's closures are outlined in red below.

Crews are demolishing one half of the Valley View Ave. bridge at I-5 and removing footings and columns on the freeway. This work will require the full closure of the northbound and southbound I-5 freeway, between Artesia Boulevard and Carmenita Avenue. Access to I-5 from the westbound SR-91 and southbound I-605 will also be closed. 

Specific closure times and recommended detour routes are outlined below; additional information will be provided on the project Google map.

  • Southbound I-5 Full Freeway Closures: 
    • from midnight to 5 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10

DETOUR: (shown on map below in green): Exit at Carmenita Rd., right on Carmenita, left on Artesia Blvd. to access southbound I-5 on-ramp. 

  • Southbound I-605 connector to southbound I-5 Closures:
    • from 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 to 5 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10

DETOUR: Motorists will be directed to continue southbound on
I-605, transition onto eastbound SR-91, then transition to southbound I-5.

  • Northbound I-5 will be closed:
  • Northbound I-5 On-Ramps at Artesia Boulevard and Valley View Avenue will be closed:
  • Westbound SR-91 connector to northbound I-5 closed: 

Crews have closed the southbound Valley View Avenue off-ramp and reduced lanes (one lane in each direction) on the Valley View Avenue bridge over I-5. The duration of the ramp closure and lane reduction will be approximately two years. Heavy traffic and delays in the area are expected. If possible use alternate routes (shown on the map below). Portable changeable message signs have been placed in the vicinity to notify the motoring public.

Click map to view more information.

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.

Also be advised that construction work may be noisy due to construction equipment, 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.

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