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March 11, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Releases Spring 2022 Construction Update

FRESNO, Calif. – Today, in recognition of Women in Construction Week, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) released its Spring 2022 Construction Update and recognized women who are contributing to the nation’s first high-speed rail project. With continued winter construction progress, highlights include last month’s completion of the South Avenue Grade Separation in Fresno County, updates on the Cedar Viaduct’s dual span of arches and installation of pre-cast concrete girders at the Conejo Viaduct.

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February 28, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Funded Grade Separation Opens to Traffic

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) announced today it has completed another structure on the nation’s first high-speed rail system. The South Avenue Grade Separation in Fresno County is now open to traffic, adding to the continued progress along the 65-mile segment known as Construction Package (CP) 2-3 in Fresno, Kings and Tulare counties.

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February 25, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: California High-Speed Rail Releases Final Environmental Studies to Connect Silicon Valley and Central Valley

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today released the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIR/EIS) for the approximately 90-mile San Jose to Merced Project Section in Northern California. The Authority’s Board of Directors will consider the final document for approval during its two-day board meeting on April 20 and 21, in conjunction with the proposed approval of the preferred alternative alignment. If approved, this project section will move closer to being “shovel ready” for when preconstruction and construction funding becomes available.

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February 16, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: Investments in High-Speed Rail Continue to Lift California’s Economy

Investments in clean, electrified high-speed rail continue to generate positive impacts for the economy in California’s Central Valley and beyond. The latest data shows an rise in jobs and economic investment.

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