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CTC OK's I-5 Pavement Rehab

HOV Lanes in Design

Metro Plan Puts I-5 HOV Lanes on Fast Track

Transportation Funding Options

Truck Lanes Open

Save the Date for Mobility 21

47 Percent and Counting!

It's Getting Real!

Leaders Unite at COG Summit

The Case for I-5

405 Closure Countdown

Help On the Way!

SCAG Draft RTP

Start Your Shovels!

The BIG Picture!

Caltrans I-5 Info Online

Mobility 21 Summit 2011

Earmarks and Transportation Funding

Metro Approves LRTP

Jobs & the Gateway Project

Mobility 21 Summit Set for Oct. 29

Commentary: The Need for Truck Lanes

Help Is on the Way

L.A.'s New Math: 30/10 = 12?

Mobility 21 Preview

Measure R Potential

Mobility 21 Summit Set for Sept. 21

I-5 Carpool Improvements

Economic Stimulus Analysis

McKeon Goes to Bat for I-5

Freeway-Friendly Administration?

SCAG Includes I-5 in RTP

MTA, County Place Initiative on Ballot

Federal Funding Update

I-5 HOV Grand Opening

North County Roadway Updates

Freeway Status Updates

I-5 crash follow-up

Scoping Begins

August Update: I-5/Magic Mountain Parkway

HOV Lanes South of SCV

Construction Continues

Hasley Bridge

SCV Area Roadway Projects

Antelope Valley Area Road Projects

January 31, 2017

CTC OK's I-5 Pavement Rehab


Coming Soon: $165 Million in Fresh Pavement

Not only are we getting new high occupancy vehicle lanes on Interstate 5 in north Los Angeles County — we’re also getting fresh pavement for existing lanes.
Setting the stage for a dramatic series of improvements to I-5 in the years ahead, the California Transportation Commission on Dec. 7 approved a $165 million pavement rehabilitation project for the I-5 in north L.A. County.

As the CTC met in Riverside, among the items for consideration and approval were SHOPP projects (State Highway Operation and Protection Program) funding requested for allocation. The action taken by the Commission addressed funding that had already been approved and was now to be allocated.

Of $190,038,000 allocated, $165,138,000 was allocated to the pavement rehabilitation project on I-5 in the Santa Clarita Valley. The project will extend from below the I-5/State Route 14 interchange to 1.7 miles beyond the Lake Hughes undercrossing. This Caltrans project has been designed and is scheduled to go out for construction bids early this year, followed by a construction start in spring.  

The allocation is separate from what Measure M will provide for carpool and truck lanes construction. Coordination is ongoing between Caltrans and Metro regarding pavement improvements and Metro-funded capacity enhancements (anticipated for 2019 construction start).

Victor Lindenheim, executive director of the Golden State Gateway Coalition, said the fresh pavement coupled with new lanes will transform this stretch of I-5 into a smoother, better-flowing freeway: “This is an exciting time for I-5 in our part of the county. Thanks to the efforts of Caltrans and Metro, everyone who relies on the I-5 will benefit from these projects.”