Golden State Freeway


Carpool Lane Work Will Close 5, 170 Freeways Near Burbank Airport

Drivers will need to find an alternate route north of Burbank Airport late Monday night as CalTrans continues work on the northbound carpool lane into the early hours of Tuesday.


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2 Lanes Reopen On NB 5 Freeway After Weekend Tanker Crash

A portion of the Golden State (5) Freeway near Dodger Stadium remained closed to traffic Monday, two days after a tanker truck overturned and burst into flames.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2013


Big Rig Crash, Fire Shuts Down 5 Freeway In Silverlake

A fiery big rig crash prompted the closure of all lanes on both sides of Interstate 5 for more than four hours Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2013

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2 Dead In 2 Separate Accidents On Interstate 5 In Griffith Park

Two separate fatal accidents forced the closure of Interstate 5 in Griffith Park early Monday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2012

(credit: Alaska Airlines)

Police: Coroner’s Report Shows Alaska Airlines Pilot’s Death Was Not Suspicious

An autopsy conducted on the Alaska Airlines pilot who was found dead on the side of Interstate 5 earlier this week initially shows his death was not suspicious in nature, according to the Burbank Police Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2012

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Man Found Dead On 5 Freeway Off-Ramp Identified

A man found dead on the side of the Golden State (5) Freeway was identified Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/03/2012


Widening Project Prompts Overnight Freeway Closures In San Fernando Valley

A $161 million carpool-lane construction project will result in some lanes closure this week at or near the Golden State (5) and Antelope Valley (14) freeways, according to Caltrans.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2011


Some Lanes Closed Overnight On Northbound 5 Freeway In Sylmar

Some lanes of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed overnight in the Sylmar area as part of a construction project.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2011

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Search For Gunman Prompts Full Closure Of 5 Freeway In Mission Hills

The Golden State (5) Freeway was closed briefly in both directions Tuesday while police searched for a gunman in Mission Hills.


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Firefighters Rescue Trapped Driver Off Interstate 5 In Valencia

Firefighters rescued a person trapped in a car that has gone over the side of the Golden State (5) Freeway at Valencia Boulevard.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2011

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LA County Inmate Bus Involved In Crash On 5 Freeway

Several Los Angeles County inmate-transport buses have been involved in a collision on the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2011

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Body Of Naked Teenage Girl Found Off I-5 Freeway Identified

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A 17-year-old girl whose body was found Monday night in bushes next to the State Street off-ramp of the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway in Boyle Heights was identified Wednesday. Michelle […]

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2011


Man Dies After Driving Off Embankment On 5 Freeway

A man died Tuesday morning after driving a gray Honda Pilot about 10 feet off an embankment in Burbank, the California Highway Patrol said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2011


Pictures You’re Glad Aren’t From Our Storm

Every time I think about sitting roadside for up to 12 hours, I think about people who live with much more snow, much more of the year. It could be worse. Much, much worse.


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Grapevine Section Of I-5 Closed Due To Storm

A storm that brought heavy rain, wind and snow Sunday prompted the closure of a long stretch of the Golden State (5) Freeway through the Grapevine, a California Highway Patrol Officer said.