February 2, 2002
Laura Sturza BURBANK -- Concerns that a city and Caltrans plan would divert traffic to residential streets surfaced at a public meeting about the proposed traffic-relief project. The city will be ready to curb runoff traffic with measures including installing speed humps to discourage diverting drivers, officials said. The Jan. 23 meeting addressed proposals to extend Empire Avenue beneath the railroad tracks to connect with San Fernando Boulevard and to relocate the southbound Golden State (5)
August 27, 2009
BURBANK — The California Department of Transportation is slated to open the Hollywood Way-Alameda Avenue bridge Sept. 8 as crews move ahead with construction of the new Hollywood Way onramp to the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway. As part of the next phase of construction, the Pass Avenue bridge will be closed beginning Sept. 9. Work on the three-year project is expected to end next summer, with a series of detours planned to assist pedestrians and drivers, Caltrans spokesman Patrick Chandler said.
August 7, 2012
Construction crews plan to reopen up to three of the northbound lanes on the Golden State (5) Freeway near Buena Vista Street by 2 p.m. Tuesday, officials announced. The lane closures were needed to repair damaged pavement, according to a notice from the California Department of Transportation. A Sigalert was issued at 12:27 p.m. for the construction zone, which is already slowing traffic on the I-5 corridor through Burbank. -- Jason Wells, Times Community News Follow Jason Wells on Twitter and Google+
November 26, 2012
Another round of periodic off-ramp closures along the 5 Freeway corridor in Burbank start Monday. The California Department of Transportation announced the following closures for Nov. 26 through Nov. 30 as part of a $57.8-million project to construct HOV lanes in each direction along the 5 Freeway between Ventura (134) Freeway and Magnolia Boulevard: Golden State (5) Freeway *Southbound I-5, eastbound and westbound Alameda Avenue off-ramp closure will last approximately 60 days.
April 16, 2013
One lane of the northbound Victory Place and San Fernando Road will be closed through this fall as crews relocate utilities as part of a major project to construct carpool lanes on the Golden State (5) Freeway, build a new interchange at Empire Avenue and elevate a dangerous train crossing. The section of the streets that will be impacted stretches from the Burbank Animal Shelter to North California Street, according to the California Department of Transportation. The lane adjacent to the railroad tracks will be closed from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Caltrans officials said.
March 15, 2003
Several more sections of the Ventura (134) Freeway will be closed this week as soundwall construction continues. Between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. Monday to Friday, one to two lanes of the westbound Ventura Freeway will be closed from Hollywood Way to Lankershim Boulevard. During that time there will also be intermittent closures of eastbound and westbound Riverside Drive between the freeway underpass and Hortense Street, Caltrans officials said. During the day, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will also be intermittent closures along Riverside between the freeway underpass and Hortense, Caltrans officials said.
February 22, 2003
Several lanes on the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed early Sunday for road repairs. From midnight until 6 a.m., three northbound lanes between Alameda Avenue and Burbank Boulevard will be closed, Caltrans officials said. Two of those lanes will remain closed until 9 a.m. The closures will be canceled if weather conditions warrant. The closures are part of an emergency operation to replace pavement slabs along the freeway. The Alameda, Burbank and Olive Avenue on-and-off-ramps will be closed for construction at various times and will be marked with signs, Caltrans officials said.
August 6, 2003
Multiple lanes of the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway will be closed intermittently during the next several days because of sound wall construction, Caltrans officials said. One to two lanes of the freeway will be closed between Hollywood Way and Lankershim Boulevard today, Thursday and Friday. The closures are expected to begin at 9 p.m. and last as late as 8 a.m. Other sections of the Ventura Freeway as well as parts of the Hollywood (170) Freeway and some surface streets in North Hollywood will also be closed during construction.
February 2, 2000
Paul Clinton MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- Students at Providence High School will have to continue living with traffic noise from the Ventura (134) Freeway after Caltrans turned down a request to install a sound wall at the school's south end. The private, 555-student Catholic school at 511 S. Buena Vista St. has long been impacted by buzzing traffic from the nearby freeway. "The sound from the freeway is very apparent throughout our campus," Providence Principal Sister Lucille Dean said.
October 25, 2012
The Olive Avenue off-ramp for the northbound 5 Freeway in Burbank will be closed for 55 hours starting Oct. 29 as part of a project to add carpool lanes in both directions. The $153-million project to add carpool lanes between the 134 Freeway and Magnolia Boulevard has been well under way now for months, and is expected to be completed by mid-2014, according to the California Department of Transportation. In addition to building a retaining wall on the northbound I-5 between Verdugo Avenue and Angelino Avenue, Caltrans is in the process of widening the northbound Olive Avenue off-ramp.