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The California High Speed Rail Authority is issuing a request for proposals to five bidding consortiums who met the prequalification requirements. According to the Fresno Bee they include the winner of the first HSR construction segment from Madera to Fresno, Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons: Among the construction teams that were pre-qualified earlier this year to bid on […]

Apr 3rd, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority is moving ahead with its plans for the second phase of HSR construction in the Central Valley – a 60 mile segment from Fresno to the Tulare-Kern County line. Five bids have been received: • California Rail Builders: Ferrovial Agroman US Corp. and Granite Construction Company • Dragados/Flatiron/Shimmick: Dragados […]

Dec 19th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

The anti-HSR folks are all riled up about the process used to evaluate the bids for the Central Valley segment. Ralph Vartabedian and Elizabeth Alexis have teamed up to generate this controversy, as seen in this LA Times article: State high-speed rail officials acknowledged Thursday that they changed their rules for selecting a builder for […]

Apr 20th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday the California High Speed Rail Authority announced it had selected the bid from Tutor Perini-Zachry-Parsons for the Central Valley section of the construction project. Their bid was the lowest of the five, coming in at $985 million. It also received the lowest technical ranking. The initial estimate from the Authority for the project cost […]

Apr 13th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized