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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Burbank Police spokesman Sergeant Claudio Losacco at BPD headquarters in Burbank  July 10, 2015

Man dies after apparently jumping from overpass in Burbank

Tragedy in Burbank. A man was discovered on the I-5 freeway after apparently leaping off the Magnolia Boulevard overpass this morning. Burbank Police responded to a report of a jumper in the area at around 6:30 a.m. “Responding officers arrived and found a male, approximately 60 years of age, lying in the far right lane of the southbound Interstate 5 Freeway. He was unconscious, but breathing. It does not appear he was struck by any vehicles,” according to Burbank Police spokesman Sergeant Claudio Losacco. Paramedics arrived and treated the man... Read More →

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Caltrans I-5 freeway improvement logo

A section of the I-5 freeway to be shutdown in Burbank this weekend

 Caltrans is planning a shutdown of a section of the I-5 freeway in Burbank this weekend.  The “5” is the nation’s busiest interstate, according to U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The upcoming closure is part of the ongoing Empire Project, which involves a series of improvements to the I-5 in Burbank between Magnolia Boulevard and Buena Vista Street. Those improvements include: carpool lanes, elevated railroad tracks, reconfigured ramps, a new interchange at Empire Avenue, reconstruction and widening of the Burbank Boulevard Bridge. Lane closures on the I-5 ,between Lincoln and Buena Vista... Read More →

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