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UPDATE: I-5 Ramp Openings and Closures in North Los Angeles County

Posted: November 12, 2013 7:13 p.m.
Updated: November 12, 2013 7:13 p.m.

RAMP OPENINGS: Southbound Vista Del Lago Road off-ramp opened Nov. 12. Southbound Vista Del Lago Road on-ramp will open Nov. 14, 2013, at 10 a.m.

RAMP CLOSURE: Southbound Smokey Bear Road off-ramp will close Nov. 15 at 1 a.m. and open Nov. 16, 2013, at 11:30 a.m.

ALTERNATE RAMP: Southbound Vista Del Lago Road off-ramp.

REASON FOR CLOSURE: Excavation and concrete paving of ramp termini.

MOTORIST NOTIFICATION: Detours will be posted. Electronic message signs on the freeway will alert motorists to the ramp closures well in advance.

RESOURCES: Closure information for this and other freeway projects is available on the Caltrans website. For real-time traffic information, visit or call 5-1-1.

ABOUT THE PROJECT: This project is replacing slabs in both directions of I-5 between the Vista Del Lago Road overcrossing and the Kern County Line, a distance of 15.4 miles. This $100.1 million project, which will be completed in mid-2015, will extend the life of the pavement, reduce maintenance costs and closures, and provide a smoother ride for motorists. The contractor is Griffith/Coffman Joint Venture of Brea, Calif.

Note: The Signal delivers press releases from reliable sources to provide up-to-the-minute information to our website readers. Information directly from news sources has not been vetted by The Signal news room. It may appear subsequently in news stories after it has been vetted.


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