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Construction Update
Hard work is paying off at the high-speed rail project sites in the Central Valley.
  • Workers at Avenue 15 put the finishing touches on wing wall forms prior to a scheduled concrete pour. - Sept. 2019
    False
    Workers at Avenue 15 put the finishing touches on wing wall forms prior to a scheduled concrete pour. - Sept. 2019
    CP 1: Avenue 15 Grade Separation
  • Crews are preparing for a concrete pour by cleaning up the bridge deck with magnets. The magnets help them pick up the small pieces of wire left over from tying the deck rebar and nails from the deck construction. - Sept. 2019
    False
    Crews are preparing for a concrete pour by cleaning up the bridge deck with magnets. The magnets help them pick up the small pieces of wire left over from tying the deck rebar and nails from the deck construction. - Sept. 2019
    CP 2-3: Excelsior Avenue Grade Separation
  • Work continues on construction of the signature arches that will serve as the high-speed rail “gateway” to Fresno and Madera counties. - Sept. 2019
    False
    Work continues on construction of the signature arches that will serve as the high-speed rail “gateway” to Fresno and Madera counties. - Sept. 2019
    CP 1: San Joaquin River Viaduct
  • Rebar is now being placed for the floor of the box that will carry high-speed trains through the trench alongside the Union Pacific lines and under State Route 180. - Sept. 2019
    False
    Rebar is now being placed for the floor of the box that will carry high-speed trains through the trench alongside the Union Pacific lines and under State Route 180. - Sept. 2019
    CP 1: Fresno Trench & SR 180 Passageway
  • Crews continue constructing the pieces of the viaduct that will eventually cross over State Route 99. - Sept. 2019
    False
    Crews continue constructing the pieces of the viaduct that will eventually cross over State Route 99. - Sept. 2019
    CP 1: Cedar Viaduct
  • Pre-cast concrete deck panels have been placed to form the deck of the Avenue 12 overcrossing over the BNSF tracks east of Madera Community College. - Sept. 2019
    False
    Pre-cast concrete deck panels have been placed to form the deck of the Avenue 12 overcrossing over the BNSF tracks east of Madera Community College. - Sept. 2019
    CP 1: Avenue 12 Grade Separation
  • A dozer operator moves and compacts the dirt being hauled in to build up the north side of the Road 27 overcrossing. - Sept. 2019
    False
    A dozer operator moves and compacts the dirt being hauled in to build up the north side of the Road 27 overcrossing. - Sept. 2019
    CP 1: Road 27 Grade Separation
  • Construction has begun on the abutments for an overcrossing at Avenue 10 in Madera County. - Sept. 2019
    False
    Construction has begun on the abutments for an overcrossing at Avenue 10 in Madera County. - Sept. 2019
    CP 1: Avenue 10 Grade Separation
  • 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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