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Construction Update
Hard work is paying off at the high-speed rail project sites in the Central Valley.
  • At Garces Highway in Kern County, carpenters are building falsework to stabilize the deck of the Garces structure and prepare for upcoming concrete placement. - Nov. 2019
    False
    At Garces Highway in Kern County, carpenters are building falsework to stabilize the deck of the Garces structure and prepare for upcoming concrete placement. - Nov. 2019
    CP 4: Garces Highway Viaduct
  • Crews are drilling and placing shafts on the east side of the freight tracks that will ultimately support a pergola allowing high-speed train to pass over those existing tracks. - Nov. 2019
    False
    Crews are drilling and placing shafts on the east side of the freight tracks that will ultimately support a pergola allowing high-speed train to pass over those existing tracks. - Nov. 2019
    CP4: Wasco Viaduct
  • Crews are continuing work on a bridge at Excelsior Avenue between 7th Avenue and State Route 43. - Nov. 2019
    False
    Crews are continuing work on a bridge at Excelsior Avenue between 7th Avenue and State Route 43. - Nov. 2019
    CP 2-3: Excelsior Avenue Grade Separation
  • crews have completed the walls, floor and lid of the Fresno Trench and are now placing concrete for the intrusion protection barrier walls that will separate the high-speed rail corridor and Union Pacific Railroad. - Nov. 2019
    False
    crews have completed the walls, floor and lid of the Fresno Trench and are now placing concrete for the intrusion protection barrier walls that will separate the high-speed rail corridor and Union Pacific Railroad. - Nov. 2019
    CP 1: Fresno Trench & SR 180 Passageway
  • This week, nighttime closures kicked off on State Route 99 as crews began the placement of precast concrete girders over the highway to connect the Cedar Viaduct. - Nov. 2019
    False
    This week, nighttime closures kicked off on State Route 99 as crews began the placement of precast concrete girders over the highway to connect the Cedar Viaduct. - Nov. 2019
    CP 1: Cedar Viaduct
  • In north Fresno, crews are working over the San Joaquin River and making final preparations before placing concrete at the east archway of the viaduct. - Nov. 2019
    False
    In north Fresno, crews are working over the San Joaquin River and making final preparations before placing concrete at the east archway of the viaduct. - Nov. 2019
    CP 1: San Joaquin River Viaduct
  • More than a dozen active construction sites dot the 119 miles of high-speed rail construction in the Central Valley. Watch our latest construction update video to see the work in progress.
    True
    More than a dozen active construction sites dot the 119 miles of high-speed rail construction in the Central Valley. Watch our latest construction update video to see the work in progress.
    July 2019 HSR Construction Update
  • An animated rendering of a high-speed rail train passing through the Fresno Trench and State Route 180 Passageway.
    True
    An animated rendering of a high-speed rail train passing through the Fresno Trench and State Route 180 Passageway.
    CAHSR Animation: Fresno Trench and State Route 180 Passageway
  • An animated rendering of a high-speed rail train passing over the San Joaquin River Viaduct in North Fresno.
    True
    An animated rendering of a high-speed rail train passing over the San Joaquin River Viaduct in North Fresno.
    CAHSR Animation: San Joaquin Viaduct
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