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I-5 NCEP Weekly Look-Ahead: August 14 to 20, 2023

I-5 NCEP Weekly Look-Ahead: August 14 to 20, 2023
11 Aug 2023 by Metro
Construction Update Community Meeting: Save the Date  
Join Metro’s I-5 North County Enhancements Project for the next community meeting to receive updates on the construction activities along the I-5 freeway.        

Project staff will outline upcoming construction timelines and provide an update on activities in the Santa Clarita Valley and North LA County communities, including the demolition of the Weldon Canyon Rd bridge this Fall. We look forward to hearing your questions, comments, and to keeping you informed for the duration of construction. | More Information   

Wednesday, August 23, 2023, 6PM to 7:30PM      
Zoom Link:  
Webinar ID: 997 1477 7647     
Call-in: (213) 338-8477    

Special accommodations are available to the public for Metro-sponsored meetings. All requests for reasonable accommodations and translation must be made at least three working days (72 hours) in advance of the scheduled meeting date.  

Prepare for weeknight intermittent lane reductions in both directions between SR-14 and Parker Rd from 8pm to 6am to support all the below activities on I-5. Crews begin mobilizing at 6am and work hours are 7am to 4pm and 7pm to 6am on weekdays, and Saturdays as needed. 

SR-14 to Magic Mountain Pkwy 

Weldon Canyon Rd bridge construction. One-way traffic control with a flagger will be used as needed at Weldon Canyon Rd and Coltrane Av. | Full Notice  

Southbound outside shoulder excavation, shoring, and retaining wall work between Weldon Canyon Rd Overcrossing and Calgrove Bl. | Full Notice 

Center median retaining wall construction and drainage pipe installation between SR-14 and Magic Mountain Pkwy. | Full Notice 

Gavin Canyon Undercrossing bridge concrete placement, falsework installation and drilling activity between Weldon Canyon Rd and Calgrove Bl. | Full Notice 

Calgrove Bl Undercrossing bridge forming, rebar installation, striping, and concrete placement between Gavin Canyon and Pico Canyon Rd/Lyons Av. | Full Notice 

Butte Canyon bridge concrete backfilling in the center median between Pico Canyon Rd/Lyons Av and McBean Pkwy, adjacent to Vista Valencia Golf Course. | Full Notice 

Magic Mountain Pkwy to Parker Rd  

Full or partial lane closures of Rye Canyon Rd between The Old Road and Avenue Stanford. View the full construction notice for the schedule and detour routes. | Full Notice 

Castaic Creek bridge concrete placement utilizing daytime lane closures, between SR-126 and Hasley Canyon Rd. | Full Notice  

Santa Clara Overhead Bridge pile driving between Magic Mountain Pkwy and Rye Canyon Rd. | Full Notice

Center median concrete placement between Magic Mountain Pkwy and Parker Rd. | Full Notice  

Important Note 

Due to pile driving activity, smoke will be visible from the I-5 freeway and The Old Rd at the Gavin Canyon Rd Bridge work zone, located between Weldon Canyon Rd and Calgrove Bl. Pile driving at this location is anticipated to continue through Summer 2023. If you have any questions regarding the active construction smoke, please call or email the I-5 NCEP hotline. 

Essential Details    

  • Work hours: Monday through Friday and Saturday, as needed from 7am to 4pm and 7pm to 6am. Crews will begin to mobilize at 6am.    
  • No two consecutive ramps in the same direction will be closed at the same time. Detours to the next on-ramp will be posted for each closure.    
  • Traffic will be maintained in each direction.     
  • All lanes will reopen by 6am each morning.      
  • No lane closures will be implemented during morning or evening peak traffic hours.    
  • The speed limit in construction work zones is reduced to 55 miles per hour.    


Access to emergency responders will be maintained. Construction is a dynamic process, it is subject to weather conditions, and information is subject to change, visit the project website for the most up to date information and a weekly listing.