Fire Related Street Closures for Your Commute
A driver makes a turns to avoid the unsafe conditions of a wildfire in the Porter Ranch section of Los Angeles. AP Photo/Ric Francis
The City of Los Angeles has released these traffic advisories for the two fires.
GENERAL STREET CLOSURES - MAREK FIRE
Fire area: North of 210 b/w I-5 and Sunland Blvd.
All on and off ramps on the 210 Foothill Freeway between the Golden State Freeway to Sunland Boulevard are closed. This means that the first available exit for vehicles transitioning from the Golden State Freeway to the eastbound 210 Foothill Freeway will be Sunland Boulevard. Vehicles entering the westbound 210 Foothill Freeway from Sunland Boulevard will be permitted to transition to the northbound and southbound Golden State Freeway. Foothill Boulevard can be used to access the streets normally accessed by closed off ramps. Travel north of Foothill Boulevard will be restricted.
GENERAL STREET CLOSURES - SESNON FIRE
Fire Area: Rinaldi Avd to the North, 101 Fwy to the South, Tampa Ave to the East, County line to the West
Motorists should expect most northbound streets from Rinaldi Street to be restricted to emergency vehicles throughout the day. Southbound lanes will be available for evacuation. Rinaldi, Devonshire, and Lassen Streets are available as east-west detours around the impacted area, except that Rinaldi Street will be closed from Reseda Boulevard to Zelzah Avenue.
In the event that mandatory evacuations become necessary, traffic on Valley Circle Boulevard will be restricted to southbound only. If necessary, the evacuation route for residents west of Valley Circle Boulevard will southbound on Valley Circle Boulevard and eastbound on major streets including Ingomar Street, Saticoy Street, Vanowen Street, Victory Boulevard, and Burbank Boulevard.
Information as of 6:39 a.m. Things can change fast, stay tuned to radios while in cars.