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Burbank Bridge Demolition Gets Underway During 36-Hour Freeway Closure Of I-5

BURBANK (CBSLA) — A major freeway project to demolition the Burbank bridge got underway Saturday.

The demolition resulted in Caltrans beginning a 36-hour closure of the Interstate 5. The closure was impact all lanes of the northbound I-5 at the 134 Freeway near Griffith Park and the Los Angeles Zoo, as well as southbound lanes of the I-5 at the 170 Freeway in the Sun Valley area of Los Angeles.

Detour signs were visible.

Interstate 5 will remain closed through 2 a.m. Monday, April 27, in Los Angeles, Burbank and Glendale.

The new bridge and I-5 carpool lanes will be constructed, with a planned opening in 2021.

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