California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and the design-build contractor, Tutor-Perini/Zachary/Parsons, awarded a contract to Blair Church & Flynn Consulting Engineers (BC&F) for utility relocation design work in the Central Valley.
The $1.6-million contract is for utility relocation design work within the first construction package, which runs from Avenue 17 in Madera to East American Avenue in Fresno. Plans and specifications for the relocation of existing facilities will be prepared by BC&F for Madera Irrigation District, Fresno Irrigation District, Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District and the city of Fresno. Typical utilities to be relocated will include irrigation facilities, storm drain lines and water and sewer mains.
“We are committed to ensuring that Central Valley companies are a part of designing and building this transformative project,” said CHSRA’s Central Valley Regional Director Diana Gomez. “Valley companies provide valuable local expertise and we are serious about making an effort get businesses in the Central Valley to work.”