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Construction Update
Hard work is paying off at the high-speed rail project sites in the Central Valley.
  • It was announced on July 31, 2019 that Avenue 8 was complete and opened to traffic. - July 2019
    False
    It was announced on July 31, 2019 that Avenue 8 was complete and opened to traffic. - July 2019
    CP 1: Avenue 8 Grade Separation
  • It was announced on July 31, 2019 that Avenue 11 was complete and opened to traffic. - July 2019
    False
    It was announced on July 31, 2019 that Avenue 11 was complete and opened to traffic. - July 2019
    CP 1: Avenue 11 Grade Separation
  • Work is underway on the signature arches that will serve as the high-speed rail “gateway” to Fresno and Madera counties. - June/July 2019
    False
    Work is underway on the signature arches that will serve as the high-speed rail “gateway” to Fresno and Madera counties. - June/July 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
  • At the Wasco Viaduct crews are installing rebar cages as part of the construction of a pergola. - July 2019
    False
    At the Wasco Viaduct crews are installing rebar cages as part of the construction of a pergola. - July 2019
    CP4: Wasco Viaduct
  • The two abutments are largely complete at Excelsior Avenue in CP 2-3, columns have been poured and are awaiting construction of the pier caps. - July 2019
    False
    The two abutments are largely complete at Excelsior Avenue in CP 2-3, columns have been poured and are awaiting construction of the pier caps. - July 2019
    CP 2-3: Excelsior Avenue Grade Separation
  • Initial paving has been completed on the west side of the Avenue 12 overcrossing, leading up to the high-speed rail overcrossing bridge section. - June 2019
    False
    Initial paving has been completed on the west side of the Avenue 12 overcrossing, leading up to the high-speed rail overcrossing bridge section. - June 2019
    CP 1: Avenue 12 Grade Separation
  • Workers on the State Route 180 trench direct a concrete pump as it pours 300 cubic yards of concrete to create a section of wall. - June 2019
    False
    Workers on the State Route 180 trench direct a concrete pump as it pours 300 cubic yards of concrete to create a section of wall. - June 2019
    CP 1: Fresno Trench & SR 180 Passageway
  • At the Cedar Viaduct, crews are constructing another section of viaduct to cross over Cedar Avenue, as the structure gets closer to State Route 99. - June 2019
    False
    At the Cedar Viaduct, crews are constructing another section of viaduct to cross over Cedar Avenue, as the structure gets closer to State Route 99. - June 2019
    CP 1: Cedar Viaduct
  • Bridge deck construction has begun, and workers are preparing forms for a concrete pour to extend the abutment’s wing walls. - June 2019
    False
    Bridge deck construction has begun, and workers are preparing forms for a concrete pour to extend the abutment’s wing walls. - June 2019
    CP 1: Avenue 15 Grade Separation
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