Inside Seven
Current Issue: September 2014
Edmund G. Brown Jr.
Malcolm Dougherty
Carrie Bowen
The Employee Newsletter for the California Department of Transportation, District 7, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
The Santa Ana (I-5) South Corridor Improvement Project hit its second milestone on August 29 when reopened the newly constructed Alondra Boulevard Bridge in Santa Fe Springs. The first structural milestone was marked by the newly rebuilt Shoemaker Avenue Bridge that opened in May. The prior 57-year-old Alondra Bridge was demolished in June 2013 and rebuilt 84-feet longer, and 40-feet wider from a four-lanes to six-lanes within 14 months. The contractor is C.C. Myers, Inc.
Caltrans Opens Reconstructed I-5 Alondra Boulevard Bridge

The 57-year-old Alondra Bridge was completely demolished in June 2013 and rebuilt within 14 months.

Caltrans, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Federal Highway Administration opened on Friday, August 29, the newly reconstructed Alondra Boulevard Bridge, the largest of three bridges rebuilt as part of the $110 million Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) Alondra Boulevard Bridge Project located in Santa Fe Springs.

“This new bridge is just one of many transportation improvements we are working on that will improve the quality of life for people in this region by reducing traffic congestion while at the same time providing jobs,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty...