Tuesday, June 7, 2016

You're Invited: 3rd Annual I-5 Empire Project Community Open House

Thursday, June 9, Caltrans will host its 3rd Annual I-5 Empire Project Community Open House. We’ll kick off the evening with a project update, and the rest of the night is reserved for you to talk one-on-one with project staff. Representatives from Construction, Design, Traffic Management, Public Affairs, and Environmental Planning will be on hand to answer your questions. Representatives from the City of Burbank and Metro will also attend. Details: 

WHAT: 3rd Annual I-5 Empire Project Community Open House 

WHEN: Thursday, June 9, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

WHERE: Buena Vista Branch Library, 300 N. Buena Vistat St., Burbank 

PARKING: Free parking is available on site. 

The I-5 Empire Project is a series of improvements to I-5 in Burbank, including: 

  -> Adding carpool lanes between Magnolia Blvd. and Buena Vista St. 

  -> Constructing a new interchange and undercrossing at I-5 and Empire Ave.

  -> Reconstructing the Burbank Blvd. overcrossing and realigning ramps

  -> Elevating the railroad at Buena Vista St. and San Fernando Blvd. and adjacent to Empire Ave.

  -> Improving the intersection at San Fernando Blvd./Victory Pl. and Lincoln St.

  -> Realigning and widening the Buena Vista St. ramps 

The project will enhance safety, relieve congestion, improve traffic flow and provide easier access to the airport and shopping centers.

More information about the project is here.