Watch: California High-Speed Rail Authority releases March 2021 construction update

Written by David C. Lester, Managing Editor
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Earlier this week, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) released its March 2021 Construction Update highlighting ongoing progress on the nation’s first high-speed rail project.

To date, the project has created of more than 5,500 construction jobs since the start of construction in the Central Valley, with more than 35 construction sites active today along the first 119 miles under construction.

Highlights in the video below include the completion of the San Joaquin River Viaduct which straddles the Fresno and Madera county line and represents the northern gateway into the Central Valley. With the superstructure now complete, crews are putting the final touches on the largest structure in Construction Package 1. The update also features the latest progress in Construction Package 2-3 and Construction Project 4.

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Categories: Bridge/Retaining Walls/Tunnels, High-Speed Rail, Passenger, Track Construction, Track Structure
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