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Construction Update
Hard work is paying off at the high-speed rail project sites in the Central Valley.
  • At the northern end of the San Joaquin River Viaduct, girders have been set and a cast-in-place concrete arch is underway for the section that crosses over the river. Further south, crews continue constructing barrier and intrusion protection walls along the sides of the pergola section of the viaduct. - Nov. 2018
    False
    At the northern end of the San Joaquin River Viaduct, girders have been set and a cast-in-place concrete arch is underway for the section that crosses over the river. Further south, crews continue constructing barrier and intrusion protection walls along the sides of the pergola section of the viaduct. - Nov. 2018
    CP 1: San Joaquin River Viaduct
  • From above, you can see all the girders recently set over the northern section of the trench. Meanwhile, workers continue excavating the crossing under State Route 180 (SR 180) outside of downtown Fresno. - Nov. 2018
    False
    From above, you can see all the girders recently set over the northern section of the trench. Meanwhile, workers continue excavating the crossing under State Route 180 (SR 180) outside of downtown Fresno. - Nov. 2018
    CP 1: Fresno Trench & SR 180 Passageway
  • At the Cedar Viaduct, construction crews continue extending the structure across State Route 99 (SR 99) south of Fresno. - Nov. 2018
    False
    At the Cedar Viaduct, construction crews continue extending the structure across State Route 99 (SR 99) south of Fresno. - Nov. 2018
    CP 1: Cedar Viaduct
  • Wing walls extending off the high-speed rail overpass at Avenue 12 in Madera County have been poured. Next, steel rebar will be placed and tied in preparation for a concrete deck pour. - Nov. 2018
    False
    Wing walls extending off the high-speed rail overpass at Avenue 12 in Madera County have been poured. Next, steel rebar will be placed and tied in preparation for a concrete deck pour. - Nov. 2018
    CP 1: Avenue 12 Grade Separation
  • At the northern end of Construction Package 1, a crane sets the remaining concrete girders for the overcrossing at Road 27 in Madera County. - Nov. 2018
    False
    At the northern end of Construction Package 1, a crane sets the remaining concrete girders for the overcrossing at Road 27 in Madera County. - Nov. 2018
    CP 1: Road 27 Grade Separation
  • At the Avenue 11 Grade Crossing, embankment and conduits for future utilities are being completed off the bridge. On the bridge, crews are currently constructing traffic barriers along the sides of the deck. - Nov. 2018
    False
    At the Avenue 11 Grade Crossing, embankment and conduits for future utilities are being completed off the bridge. On the bridge, crews are currently constructing traffic barriers along the sides of the deck. - Nov. 2018
    CP 1: Avenue 11 Grade Separation
  • The bridge deck and the wing walls extending off the Avenue 8 overcrossing in Madera County have been poured and crews will next pour the traffic barrier along the sides of the structure. - Nov. 2018
    False
    The bridge deck and the wing walls extending off the Avenue 8 overcrossing in Madera County have been poured and crews will next pour the traffic barrier along the sides of the structure. - Nov. 2018
    CP 1: Avenue 8 Grade Separation
  • At the overcrossing for a realigned Kansas Avenue, west of State Route 43 in Kings County, crews are excavating what will be the passageway for high-speed trains. Abutments for the bridge have already been constructed and next concrete and rebar piers will be built that will support the bridge deck. - Nov. 2018
    False
    At the overcrossing for a realigned Kansas Avenue, west of State Route 43 in Kings County, crews are excavating what will be the passageway for high-speed trains. Abutments for the bridge have already been constructed and next concrete and rebar piers will be built that will support the bridge deck. - Nov. 2018
    CP 2-3: Kansas Avenue Grade Separation
  • Kent Avenue, excavation for the high-speed train passageway has been completed. Ironworkers are now tying rebar for the bridge deck’s support piers. - Nov. 2018
    False
    Kent Avenue, excavation for the high-speed train passageway has been completed. Ironworkers are now tying rebar for the bridge deck’s support piers. - Nov. 2018
    CP 2-3: Kent Avenue Grade Separation
  • At Avenue 15, just east of Road 29 in Madera County, the piers for a supporting bent structure have been poured, rebar for the west abutment is in place, and fill dirt has been trucked in for the westside embankment. The Authority is currently ooordinating with BNSF for a permit to work over the railroad tracks. - Sept. 2018
    False
    At Avenue 15, just east of Road 29 in Madera County, the piers for a supporting bent structure have been poured, rebar for the west abutment is in place, and fill dirt has been trucked in for the westside embankment. The Authority is currently ooordinating with BNSF for a permit to work over the railroad tracks. - Sept. 2018
    CP 1: Avenue 15 Grade Separation
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