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Full Freeway Closures Scheduled for Bridge Maintenance

LOS ANGELES COUNTY- The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
will close various northbound and southbound lanes and overcrossings
(bridges over the freeway) of the Golden State Freeway (I-5), nightly,
Monday, April 18 through Sunday, April 24, weather permitting, to perform
bridge maintenance work. The closure schedule is as follows:Northbound I-5: Nightly, April 18 through April 24, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
·     Olive Avenue/Verdugo Avenue off-ramp.(Burbank)
·     Northbound I-5 connector to westbound Simi Valley Freeway (SR-118).

Southbound I-5: Nightly, April 18 through 24, from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
·     Up to two lanes from Sierra Highway to Balboa Boulevard. (Sylmar)

Southbound SR-14: Nightly, April 18 through April 24, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.
·     Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) connector to southbound I-5. (Newhall

Caltrans will also close all lanes of the southbound Golden State Freeway
(I-5), from Weldon Canyon Road (approximately 3 miles south of Calgrove
Boulevard) to Balboa Boulevard, nightly, Friday, April 22, 11:59 p.m. until
6 a.m., and Saturday, April 23, 11 p.m. until 7 a.m., weather permitting,
to perform bridge maintenance work.

Bridge maintenance will lead to longer lasting structures. Truesdell
Construction is the contractor. The project is scheduled for completion in
spring 2005.