Freeway access affected by construction
BURBANK -- Area roads will be closed throughout Burbank, Toluca
Lake and North Hollywood as Caltrans embarks on a $6.8-million sound
wall construction project on the Ventura (134) Freeway.
Work will be conducted at two sites from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday
* The Vineland Avenue onramp to the westbound Ventura (134)
* One lane of the westbound 134 connector to the northbound
Hollywood (170) Freeway.
From 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. during the same days, construction at six
sites will be underway:
* The Hollywood Way onramp to the 134.
* The westbound 134 offramp to Cahuenga Boulevard.
* One to two lanes of the westbound 134 from Hollywood Way to
* The westbound 134 connector to the northbound 170.
* One lane of the northbound 170 from the 134 connector to Tujunga Avenue.
* The Vineland Avenue onramp to the northbound 170.
Also, freeway widening at undercrossings at Riverside Drive,
Vineland Avenue, Cahuenga Boulevard, Ledge Avenue and Forman Avenue
might result in nightly street closures during construction.
Lankershim Boulevard might also be closed.
The project is expected to be completed in the spring of 2004.
Zoo tells stories of animals and romance
GRIFFITH PARK -- “L.A. Zoo Lovin’” is all about fun, romance and
Children are invited to make Valentine’s Day cards, have their
faces painted, listen to animal romance stories and hear romantic
music from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday at the Los Angeles
Zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive in Griffith Park.
All activities are free with paid admission, which is $8.25, $5.25
for seniors and $3.25 for children 12 and younger. For more
information, call (323) 644-4211.
Children and adults invited to create art
HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Nature will be the muse and the model for
those interested in art at 11 a.m. today at Stough Canyon Nature
Children 10 and older can sit outside and draw or paint at the
center, 2300 Walnut Ave. Volunteer instructors will be available for
There is no charge and paper and coloring pencils will be
For more information, call 238-5440.
Planning board to consider major projects
CIVIC CENTER -- The city’s Planning Board is scheduled to review
two large-scale development projects Monday at a public meeting.
Plans for the city’s 66,000-square-foot Development and Community
Services Building behind City Hall will be considered. The board will
also review plans for the Burbank Civic Plaza, which would include
offices, retail businesses and parking.
The meeting is at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall,
275 E. Olive Ave.