Rail

Jacobs Engineering wins California high-speed rail contract

Posted on July 22, 2015

California High-Speed Rail Authority
California High-Speed Rail Authority

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. was awarded a contract to provide design services for the Construction Package 2-3 (CP 2-3) of the California High-Speed Rail, which represents the continuation of construction on the system south toward Kern County.

Jacobs is the lead designer for the Dragados-Flatiron Joint Venture for the design-build contract and is responsible for the infrastructure design. Officials estimate the construction value to be $1.2 billion.

The California high-speed rail system is the first true high-speed rail being constructed in the U.S., with operating speeds of up to 220 miles per hour. The ultimate program stretches from San Diego to San Francisco and includes connections in major cities along the alignment, such as Los Angeles, Burbank, Palmdale, Bakersfield, Fresno and a spur to Sacramento.

The CP 2-3 is expected to provide 65 miles of infrastructure improvements required for the future high-speed rail, including over 10 million yards of new HSR embankment, 23 HSR structures and 32 new roadway grade separations. The project covers a 65-mile portion of the 120-mile initial construction segment, which will be used as a test track for vehicles before being put into service.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Back doors of MUNI trains to remain closed until investigation complete

A woman got her hand stuck in a closed door of one of the new MUNI light rail vehicles before falling down onto the track.

Amtrak service rolls out cleaner Siemens diesel-electric locomotives

The new Charger is the first passenger locomotive to receive the stringent Tier IV emissions certification from the EPA.

Shuttered NJ TRANSIT rail services to be restored before target

The new date is nearly two weeks ahead of the agency’s target date.

NHTSA, FRA launch rail crossing safety campaign

In 2018 alone, 270 people were killed at railroad crossings.

San Diego MTS unveils 5000-series Siemens Trolley cars

The new vehicles represent the third generation of modern, low-floor vehicles, which have been in operation since 2005.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation