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SCVNews.com | Oct. 20: Metro Hosts Open House to Discuss I-5 Redesign | 10-14-2016
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The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in cooperation with Caltrans District 7, will host a Community Open House on Oct. 20 at the Santa Clarita City Council Chambers to discuss the final design for the proposed improvements.

These improvements are part of a multi-phase program identified in Metro’s Long Range Transportation Plan as I-5 North Capacity Enhancements. The design phase will occur from Summer 2016 to Winter 2018, with construction estimated to occur Spring 2019 through Winter 2022.

On the northbound side of I-5, two enhancements are being developed.

First, existing I-5 HOV lanes, which run from the San Fernando Valley to the south, will be extended north from their current termination at SR-14 to just south of Parker Road, providing continuous HOV carpool lanes on I-5 through the Santa Clarita Valley. Second, auxiliary lanes will be completed between Calgrove Blvd and Pico-Lyons, and between Valencia Blvd and Magic Mountain Parkway. Two enhancements are also being developed for the southbound I-5.

These include: an additional truck lane added from Pico Canyon Road-Lyons Avenue to SR-14, and auxiliary lanes added from SR-126 to Rye Canyon, Rye Canyon to Magic Mountain Parkway, and Valencia Blvd to McBean Parkway.

Attend the Community Open House on Thursday, October 20, from 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita City Council Chambers located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.

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  1. Linda Golomb says:

    Hallelujah!! The last phase of 5 North construction left us with a bottleneck in the pass!! Glad to hear that will be dealt with!!

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