Excelsior Avenue Grade Separation
Updates Per Project
November 27, 2019
Heading into Kings County, crews are continuing work on a bridge at Excelsior Avenue between 7th Avenue and State Route 43. Concrete is being placed at the bridge deck that will eventually allow for Excelsior Avenue traffic to cross over the high-speed rail line.
September 27, 2019
On Construction Package 2-3, 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. The Excelsior Avenue overcrossing, north of the town of Hanford in Kings County, will take traffic over the future high-speed rail line.
July 27, 2019
On Construction Package 2-3, crews continue construction of the Excelsior Avenue overcrossing north of the town of Hanford in Kings County. The two abutments are largely complete, and two piers have been poured and are awaiting construction of the pier caps that will hold girders for the crossing’s superstructure. The Excelsior Avenue overcrossing will take traffic over the future high-speed rail line.