BURBANK, Calif. (KABC) — Although Southern California roads will not be as busy as ordinary, some could run into some site visitors on the 5 Freeway in Glendale and Burbank this weekend because of a 36-hour closure.

The closure, which lasts via 2 a.m. Monday, is a component of a serious mission to demolish and substitute the overpass at Burbank Boulevard, in keeping with Caltrans. The mission may even widen and straighten the normally bustling freeway.

All northbound lanes of the freeway might be closed on the 134 Freeway close to Griffith Park, whereas the southbound facet might be closed on the 170 Freeway in Solar Valley.

When the closure was introduced again in the start of March, it was anticipated to to trigger critical site visitors congestion.

“This would be the largest-scale freeway closure in Los Angeles County since September of 2012, after we closed I-405 in each instructions in West Los Angeles,” stated Caltrans District 7 Director John Valinsky in March.

Valinsky was referring to the closures of 10-mile sections of the 405 Freeway throughout weekends in July 2011 and September 2012 that have been dubbed “Carmageddon” 1 and a couple of.

Detours and mission updates will be discovered on-line at My5LA.com and on Twitter at @My5LA or, for these and not using a Twitter account, at twitter.com/My5LA.

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