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Strech of 5 Freeway closing this weekend

NORWALK – The southbound I-5 on-ramp at Norwalk Boulevard and San Antonio Drive was permanently closed this week as part of the freeway expansion project.
Caltrans is constructing a new temporary southbound on-ramp which should open in May 2014.
Meanwhile, Caltrans has scheduled overnight full freeway, connector and ramp closures on the northbound and southbound I-5 to continue work on the Shoemaker Avenue bridge.
NORTHBOUND
Northbound I-5 on-ramps and Valley View and Carmenita are scheduled for Saturday from 10 p.m. to 8 p.m.
On Sunday from 1-8 a.m., all freeway lanes will be closed from Carmenita to Rosecrans. Motorists will be detoured at the Carmenita Road off-ramp to reconnect at the northbound I-5 at the Rosecrans on-ramp.
The westbound 91 Freeway connector to the northbound I-5 will be closed from 12:01-8 p.m. Drivers traveling westbound on the 91 can continue to the northbound 605 and reconnect to the northbound 5.
SOUTHBOUND
The southbound I-5 on-ramp at Rosecrans will be closed Saturday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
All freeway lanes will be closed between Rosecrans and Carmenita from 2-7 a.m. Sunday. Motorists will be detoured at Rosecrans and can reconnect to the southbound I-5 at Carmenita.
The southbound 605 connector to the 5 south will be closed from 1-7 a.m. Sunday. Drivers heading south on the 605 can catch the 91 east and reconnect to the southbound I-5.

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Published: Oct. 17, 2013 – Volume 12 – Issue 27



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