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March 15, 2018

PHOTO RELEASE: 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...

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January 29, 2018

BART Introduces its “Fleet of the Future”

OAKLAND, Calif. – On January 19, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) rolled out what it is calling its “Fleet of the Future” in a ceremony that drew political leaders, everyday riders and stakeholders who have wanted for years for the system to roll out a more efficient rail cars that will ultimately replace cars that have been in use since the system launched service in the September 1972. The sleek, energy-efficient rail cars drew rave reviews – they are quieter, cooler,...

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