High-Speed Rail

High-Speed Rail

Rail work will close some streets in Fresno and near Laton

H Street and Palm Avenue at the northern edge of downtown Fresno will be subject to traffic disruptions starting Tuesday and continuing through mid-April because of construction related to California’s high-speed rail project. A rural intersection in Kings County east of Laton also will have a daytime lane closure starting Monday.

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High-speed rail board approves plans to unlock bond billions

In a series of 7-0 votes Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, the California High-Speed Rail Authority board approved funding plans for its Central Valley and San Francisco-San Jose segments. It also authorized soliciting qualifications from potential train-operating companies to guide the planning and earliest stages of operations for the bullet train system between the San Joaquin and Silicon valleys.

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Greyhound bus station demolished for high-speed rail station

Demolition is underway of the old downtown Fresno Greyhound bus station on H Street. Thursday morning, Feb. 9, 2017, crews tore into the last remaining walls as they make way for a future passenger station on California’s high-speed rail line through the city.
John Walker The Fresno Bee
Greyhound bus station demolished for high-speed rail station 1:00

Greyhound bus station demolished for high-speed rail station

Cosmopolitan reopens at new downtown Fresno location 2:05

Cosmopolitan reopens at new downtown Fresno location

How high-speed rail construction will juggle Highway 180 traffic 3:16

How high-speed rail construction will juggle Highway 180 traffic

High-speed rail workers move massive girders into place for new bridge 1:02

High-speed rail workers move massive girders into place for new bridge