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I-5 NCEP Weekly Look-Ahead: September 11 to 17, 2023

I-5 NCEP Weekly Look-Ahead: September 11 to 17, 2023
08 Sep 2023 by Metro

NOTE: Prepare for asphalt repair conducted by Caltrans on Saturday, September 9, 2023 from 5am to 4pm. Activity will take place on southbound I-5 between Valencia Bl and Pico Canyon Rd/Lyons Av and will require closures of lanes 3 and 4.

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 

Gavin Canyon Undercrossing bridge falsework grading and pile driving activity between Weldon Canyon Rd and Calgrove Bl. Proceed with caution through southbound traffic switch on The Old Road. | Full Notice 

Calgrove Bl Undercrossing bridge falsework grading and backfill of abutments between Gavin Canyon and Pico Canyon Rd/Lyons Av. Prepare for intermittent full closures of Calgrove Bl for k-rail placement between The Old Road and Wiley Canyon Rd, anticipated Thursday, September 14. See full construction notice for schedule and detour routes. | 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 between SR-14 and Magic Mountain Pkwy. | Full Notice 

Magic Mountain Pkwy to Parker Rd  

Full or partial lane closures of Rye Canyon Rd between The Old Road and Avenue Stanford for forming, concrete placement, rebar installation and electrical system installations. See full construction notice for schedule and detour routes. | Full Notice 

Santa Clara Overhead Bridge forming, rebar installation, and concrete placement for abutments between Magic Mountain Pkwy and Rye Canyon Rd. | Full Notice 

Center median excavation, backfilling, drainage pipe installation, and water line restoration between Rye Canyon Rd and Parker Rd.| Full Notice  

Castaic Creek bridge forming, backfilling, rebar installation and concrete placement between Hasley Canyon Rd Overcrossing and Biscailuz Dr. | Full Notice

Center median concrete placement between Castaic Creek Bridge and Parker Rd. | Full Notice

Coming Soon 

The overhead sign located on the existing Weldon Canyon Rd bridge is anticipated to be removed on Wednesday, September 27, 2023. This will require a full closure of the southbound side of the freeway from SR-14 to Calgrove Bl from 10pm to 4am. View the full construction notice for the schedule and detour routes. | 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.