SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The CEO Report for California High-Speed Rail Authority was released last week and details two grant applications.
The California High-Speed Rail released a CEO Report detailing federal grants submitted, completed structures, and other related information. Two applications were submitted throughout the month of August.
One was a grant request for $2 million on August 1st for the Central Valley 119-Mile Wildlife Crossing Monitoring Plan. This plan includes the research and review of the San Joaquin kit fox migration corridors and of wildlife/vehicle collisions as well as “over 300 wildlife crossings in this corridor [and an] analysis of alternative design specifications.”
The second application was for a grant request for $231.7 million for the Merced Integrated Multimodal Station Project. The total project cost is $386.2 million and includes electric vehicle charging and transit facilities (ACE, Amtrak, etc.), parking, station access, canopies, concourses, platforms, elevators/escalators, and functional/operational spaces.