UPDATE: I-5 ramp closure in Burbank Sunday, Oct 6


Caltrans is starting utility relocation work around Victory Place Bridge in preparation of the Empire Project.

Here’s the press release with all the details:

Sunday night, Oct. 6, into Monday morning, Oct. 7, 2013, crews will remove utility lines attached to the Victory Place Bridge in preparation for a major I-5 improvement project to begin in mid-2014. (More info about the project is here.)

For the safety of motorists and the construction crew, there will be a temporary full street closure of San Fernando Boulevard under I-5. The northbound I-5 Lincoln Street off-ramp and San Fernando Boulevard on-ramp to southbound I-5 will also be temporarily closed. Flagmen will be on site. The detour will be posted. (Scroll down to see the detour map.) Details:

Closure Locations

  • San Fernando Boulevard under I-5
  • Northbound I-5 Lincoln Street off-ramp
  • San Fernando Boulevard on-ramp to southbound I-5


Sunday, October 6, at 9 p.m. through Monday morning, October 7, 2013, at 6 a.m.

Alternate Ramps

  • Northbound I-5 alternate off-ramp: Buena Vista Street
  • Southbound I-5 alternate on-ramp: Burbank Boulevard

Additional information about the project is available at I-5info.com and by calling the I-5 Info Line at (855) 454.6335.