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  • California High-Speed Rail Authority Response to Federal Railroad Administration February 19, 2019 Letter

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    Today, the Authority sent a response to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Administrator Ron Batory’s February 19, 2019, letter notifying to take back federal funds directed to the nation’s first truly high-speed rail project. Authority CEO Brian Kelly informed Administrator Batory that withdrawing federal funds from this project is unwarranted, unprecedented and harmful to the people and the economy of the Central Valley, California and the nation.


  • March Construction Update

    FRESNO, Calif. - The March Construction Update is now out featuring a look at the recently completed State Route 99 Realignment. The update also has new aerial photos of several of our projects in Madera and Fresno Counties and this month’s featured project takes you to Kern County and the Garces Highway Viaduct.


  • High-Speed Rail Authority CEO Brian Kelly’s Statement on Governor Newsom’s State of the State Address


  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Status Report

    The ARRA, issued on January 31, 2019, is the first of four quarterly annual reports the California High-Speed Rail Authority is issuing related to the high-speed rail program and our federal funding grant agreement. This report reflects the status of the work we are doing to comply with the agreement, it identifies the risks to cost and schedule, as well as the actions we are taking to mitigate those risks. This report is a snapshot in time, so subsequent reports will reflect changes to project status as warranted. Read the cover letter. Read the report.


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