News Releases

February 9, 2021

NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Authority Issues Revised Draft Business Plan – Presents Proposal for Project Advancement

As part of the state’s commitment to deliver a sustainable, reliable, and accessible transportation system, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today issued its Revised Draft 2020 Business Plan for public review and comment. The plan presents a path forward for completing construction in the Central Valley and highlights continued progress to get high-speed trains running in California as soon as possible, and despite the notable impacts from the COVID-19...

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February 2, 2021

NEWS RELEASE: New Online Dashboard Shows Diversity of High-Speed Rail Small Businesses Program

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) has launched a new online dashboard that tracks Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), which include women- and minority-owned small businesses participating on the high-speed rail project. The feature is on the Authority’s small business program homepage at “We designed the new dashboard to highlight minority-owned small businesses’ participation in building high-speed rail and to...

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January 29, 2021

NEWS RELEASE: First Graduating Class of Central Valley Training Center in Selma Ready to Work on High-Speed Rail

The first cohort of students graduated from the Central Valley Training Center in Selma today equipped with the skills to help build the nation’s first high-speed rail system in California. The California High-Speed Rail Authority, in partnership with the local Building and Construction Trades Council, Fresno County Economic Development Corporation and Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission, recognized the hard work of the first 22 students to complete the 16-week job training...

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January 27, 2021

News Release: Garces Highway Viaduct in Kern County Completed

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) and design-build contractor California Rail Builders today announced the completion of the Garces Highway Viaduct, north of the city of Wasco in Kern County. The viaduct, which will carry high-speed trains over Garces Highway, is the second structure completed in Construction Package 4 and the first finished in 2021. The Garces Highway Viaduct is located three miles west of State Route 43, along Garces Highway near Scofield Avenue. The...

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Rendering of the signature arches of the San Joaquin River Viaduct north of the city of Fresno.

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