Posts Tagged ‘construction’

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

Juliet Williams is a very good reporter for the AP in Sacramento, so when I take issue with some of the things in her article today on high speed rail construction impacts, I’m not criticizing her. Instead I’m wondering whether the impacts described are significant, out of the ordinary, or anything really worth worrying about: […]

Oct 20th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Factors outside the control of the California High Speed Rail Authority may cause the start of construction to be delayed to early 2014: The hold-ups include delays in getting a construction company under contract and a lack of key federal permits, according to the Los Angeles Times. The delays could push up costs, ballooning the […]

Aug 13th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

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