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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