California high-speed rail groundbreaking delayed

Posted on September 18, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) officials told the San Jose Mercury News construction on the rail project will be delayed for a few months. The state needs more time to buy more land and equipment, finish designs and hire workers. Additionally, two lawsuits that will be decided in the next few months could cause more delays.

CHSRA officials also told the paper they're on schedule, with the start of construction they had promised referring to prep work, such as testing soil and surveying land. Those jobs began one month ago without fanfare. For the full story, click here.

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