The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following connector of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) for a period of approximately three months as follows -- as part of a $41.6-million project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle,
(HOV), or carpool lanes and soundwalls, on northbound and southbound I-5 from State Route 118 to State Route 14:
- From 9am Monday, October 3 to 3pm Saturday, December 17:
The southbound I-5 connector to eastbound State Route 118 will be closed.
Detour in place: Detour traffic will exit at the southbound I-5 off-ramp to Paxton Street; proceed east on Paxton Street; then proceed south on San Fernando Road to the on-ramp to eastbound State Route 118.
Minimal delays of approximately five minutes may be expected.
Closures are weather permitting and subject to change. Signs and detours will be posted to assist motorists. Caltrans reminds motorists that traffic fines are doubled in freeway work zones, and to please SLOW FOR THE CONE ZONE.