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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Major Traffic construction on Victory Blvd. in Burbank starting today, November 1, 2016

Major traffic alert in Burbank

Beware, traffic alert in Burbank. Starting today, crews will begin a major road work project on Victory Boulevard from Verdugo Avenue to Isabel Street. The good news, that stretch of Victory will remain open during the estimated two-week project.  However, there will be “lane closures and detours,” which will occur “during the daytime and sometimes at night,” according to a news release from Burbank officials. Also, lookout for “no parking” signs  and other restrictions in the construction area. The plan by Burbank Public Works Department is to “repave the roadway... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G -- Site of Taco Bell 2425 West Magnolia Boulevard Burbank 91506 March 30, 2014

Update on the redo of that Taco Bell in Burbank

A thriving Taco Bell once stood at 2425 West Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank. What stands there now amounts to three bare bones wall frames — and little else. It’s an eye catcher. An attention grabber. I walked by the site yesterday and was shocked at how the Taco Bell had been reduced to an unrecognizable shell. Last week, I was told  by Burbank Building Division the construction was for  a”… patio enclosure and a number of other improvements.” It appears the plans for the site are far more... Read More →

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Heads up: Burbank meeting, contest, and Nickelodeon project

   Caltrans officials are hosting a special community meeting this evening to update the public on the 1-5 highway and Empire construction project in Burbank. The improvements include: Adding carpool lanes between Magnolia Blvd. and Buena Vista St. Constructing a new interchange at I-5 and Empire Ave. Reconstructing the Burbank Blvd. overcrossing and realigning ramps Elevating the railroad at Buena Vista St. and San Fernando Blvd. and adjacent to Empire Ave. Improving the intersection at San Fernando Blvd/Victory Pl. and Lincoln St. Realigning and widening the Buena Vista St. ramps... Read More →

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