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5 contractor teams invited to bid on Calif. high-speed rail segment

Posted on May 13, 2015

California High Speed Rail Authority
California High Speed Rail Authority

FRESNO, Calif. — Five teams of contractors will be invited later this month to compete for a contract to design and build the third segment of California's high-speed rail route through the San Joaquin Valley, with an estimated cost of $400 to $500 million, the Fresno Bee reported.

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The California High-Speed Rail Authority expects to issue its request for proposals from contractors in late May for a 22-mile stretch of the proposed bullet-train line in northern Kern County, from about a mile north of the Tulare-Kern county line to Poplar Avenue in Shafter. Bids are due by Oct. 16, the report said.

The five qualified contractors include:

• California Rail Builders

• Central Valley Connection Builders

• Dragados/Flatiron Joint Venture

• Salini Impregilo/Security Paving Joint Venture

• Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons

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