A rendition of what Empire Ave. will look like looking east was displayed during a groundbreaking ceremony for the I-5/Empire Project at the corner of Buena Vista and San Fernando Rd. in Burbank on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer / May 28, 2014)

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Transportation officials warned of the following freeway and street closures that will take place every night through Friday as crews work on the $355 million Empire interchange project on the Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank:

-- From 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., up to two lanes will be closed on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway between Hollywood Way and Olive Avenue
-- Between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m., Victory Place will be reduced to one lane north of Empire Avenue, and Empire Avenue at Victory Place will be left-turn only
-- Empire Avenue will have one travel lane in each direction at all times, and parking will be restricted on the north side of Empire Avenue
-- The northbound Burbank Boulevard/Walnut Avenue on-ramp is closed permanently
-- The southbound Scott Road off-ramp and the southbound Victory Place/Lincoln Street on-ramp are closed permanently and will be integrated into the new Empire interchange, slated to open mid-2016