NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Authority Opens New Structure at Fowler Avenue in Fresno County

December 21, 2022

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. –  The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority), in collaboration with Dragados-Flatiron Joint Venture (DFJV), today announced the opening of a new high-speed rail structure in Fresno County. The Fowler Avenue grade separation, located between Elkhorn and Davis avenues, is now complete and open to traffic.

The Fowler Avenue grade separation spans 299 feet, is 40 feet wide and will take traffic over the future high-speed rail lines. The structure is comprised of 12 pre-cast concrete girders manufactured at the DFJV Pre-Cast Girder Facility in Hanford.

Photo features Fowler Avenue Grade Separation in Fresno County

In addition to the Fowler Avenue structure, progress continues throughout the Central Valley, with the Cairo Avenue structure opening to traffic this week in Kings County, and the completion of other high-speed rail grade separations at Kent and Jackson avenues in Kings County, Adams and South Avenue in Fresno County, and Avenue 15 ½ in Madera County.

The Authority recently announced the project has created nearly 9,800 construction jobs since work building the nation’s first high-speed rail line began. This includes 3,269 jobs going to residents from Fresno County, 1,826 from Kern County, 977 from Tulare County, 424 from Madera County and 353 from Kings County.

Visit for the latest construction information. The following link contains the above as well as other recent videos, animations, photography, press center resources, and latest renderings:

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