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April Construction Update




SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The April Construction Update features an aerial view of several of our Central Valley Projects. Also, highlighted in this edition is the first construction that is now underway in Construction Package 4. For more aerial photos, and the latest updates on construction visit BuildHSR.com.



Latest Developments



  • Heavy Construction Starts in Kern County for Construction Package 4




    KERN COUNTY, Calif. – This week, construction crews are beginning foundation work for a bridge that will carry high-speed trains over Garces Highway in Kern County – marking the first significant construction activity for Construction Package 4 (CP 4). Drill rigs and heavy machinery have been mobilized to the site at Garces Highway near Scofield Avenue where workers have begun drilling shafts 80-feet into the ground. Rebar cages are also being lowered into the shafts and covered with concrete. For more details on the project read our news release or visit BuildHSR.com.



  • High-Speed Rail Authority Releases Draft 2018 Business Plan, Solicits Public Comments


    Read the Draft 2018 Business Plan

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With new leadership in place, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today released the Draft 2018 Business Plan that transparently acknowledges the project’s challenges and outlines a sensible path forward that will continue to put thousands of Californians to work building the nation’s first high-speed rail system. Read the Draft 2018 Business Plan and leave a comment by visiting the Draft 2018 Business Plan Page.



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Northern California
Construction Package 1
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