Posts Tagged ‘construction’

The California High Speed Rail Authority board voted unanimously today to proceed with offering the contract to build the first section of the high speed rail project to the winning bid – Tutor Perini: State bullet train leaders on Thursday approved the start of construction for California’s $69 billion high-speed rail line, choosing the cheapest […]

Jun 6th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

California High Speed Rail Authority CEO Jeff Morales testified at the State Capitol yesterday and declared the project was on course to begin construction this summer: The state’s High-Speed Rail Authority has nearly doubled the size of its staff in the past six months and expects the first phase of construction to be “under contract […]

Feb 26th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

As Tim Sheehan reports, Wong/Harris have been chosen by the California High Speed Rail Authority to oversee the construction of the Madera to Fresno section of the project, slated to begin later this year: The construction-management contract awarded Wednesday is worth up to $34.9 million to the joint venture of PGH Wong Engineering, a San […]

Jan 23rd, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Governor Jerry Brown traveled to San Jose State University today to announce a controversial partnership with Udacity, a private company that would offer remedial education to new college students via massive open online courses. While I profoundly disagree with the proposal, I do agree with Governor Brown chiding reporters for focusing only on the program’s […]

Jan 15th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized