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Construction Update
Hard work is paying off at the high-speed rail project sites in the Central Valley.
  • At the edge of Madera County just north of the San Joaquin River Viaduct, crews continue to haul in embankment/dirt to form the mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls of the future overcrossing at the Avenue 7 and Road 33 intersection. - Feb. 2020
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    At the edge of Madera County just north of the San Joaquin River Viaduct, crews continue to haul in embankment/dirt to form the mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls of the future overcrossing at the Avenue 7 and Road 33 intersection. - Feb. 2020
    CP 1: Avenue 7 Grade Separation
  • In the center of town at the Wasco Viaduct, crews have poured a total of 32 columns to the west and 11 columns to the east side of the pergola structure. - Jan. 2020
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    In the center of town at the Wasco Viaduct, crews have poured a total of 32 columns to the west and 11 columns to the east side of the pergola structure. - Jan. 2020
    CP4: Wasco Viaduct
  • Crews are currently pile-driving concrete production piles at the northern portion of the Hanford Viaduct near Grangeville Boulevard. Nearly 7,000 production piles will be needed to provide foundation support for the Hanford Viaduct, which will take high-speed rail trains over Grangeville Boulevard, the San Joaquin Valley Railroad, and State Route 198. - Jan. 2020
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    Crews are currently pile-driving concrete production piles at the northern portion of the Hanford Viaduct near Grangeville Boulevard. Nearly 7,000 production piles will be needed to provide foundation support for the Hanford Viaduct, which will take high-speed rail trains over Grangeville Boulevard, the San Joaquin Valley Railroad, and State Route 198. - Jan. 2020
    CP 2-3: Hanford Viaduct
  • Construction Package 4 construction crews have now poured 465 cubic yards of concrete to form the deck at the Garces Highway Viaduct. - January 2020
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    Construction Package 4 construction crews have now poured 465 cubic yards of concrete to form the deck at the Garces Highway Viaduct. - January 2020
    CP 4: Garces Highway Viaduct
  • In north Fresno at the San Joaquin River Viaduct, crews have begun placing concrete to form the center spans of the viaduct’s signature arches – representing the entrance into the City of Fresno. - Feb. 2020
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    In north Fresno at the San Joaquin River Viaduct, crews have begun placing concrete to form the center spans of the viaduct’s signature arches – representing the entrance into the City of Fresno. - Feb. 2020
    CP 1: San Joaquin River Viaduct
  • The California High-Speed Rail Authority has issued a video highlighting some of the major construction milestones that happened this year on the high-speed rail project. Kicking off the year with the completion of the realignment of State Route 99 near Fresno, there are now nearly 30 major construction sites underway throughout the 119 miles of high-speed rail construction in the Valley. Several projects have been completed, with major progress also being made on existing ones, such as the San Joaquin Viaduct and Fresno Trench Project. This construction has resulted in millions of investments that have been made in the region, with more than 360 small businesses from the Central Valley participating in the project and over 3,000 construction workers dispatched to date. For the latest on construction, visit BuildHSR.com.
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    The California High-Speed Rail Authority has issued a video highlighting some of the major construction milestones that happened this year on the high-speed rail project. Kicking off the year with the completion of the realignment of State Route 99 near Fresno, there are now nearly 30 major construction sites underway throughout the 119 miles of high-speed rail construction in the Valley. Several projects have been completed, with major progress also being made on existing ones, such as the San Joaquin Viaduct and Fresno Trench Project. This construction has resulted in millions of investments that have been made in the region, with more than 360 small businesses from the Central Valley participating in the project and over 3,000 construction workers dispatched to date. For the latest on construction, visit BuildHSR.com.
    2019 Year in Review
  • Crews are continuing work on a bridge at Excelsior Avenue between 7th Avenue and State Route 43. - Nov. 2019
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    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
  • 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.
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    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.
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    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
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