NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Releases August 2021 Construction Update​

August 6, 2021

FRESNO, Calif. – Today, the California High-Speed Rail Authority released its August 2021 Construction Update highlighting the progress being made on the nation’s first high-speed rail project. Highlights include summer progress across all high-speed rail construction packages and engagement with Fresno stakeholders as we plan for the future Fresno high-speed rail station.

The Authority currently has 119 miles under construction in the Central Valley within three construction packages. Design-builder contractors Tutor-Perini/Zachry/Parsons, Dragados-Flatiron/Joint Venture, and California Rail Builders together have 35 active construction sites with an average of 1,100 workers dispatched each day. For more information about ongoing construction, visit:

A still of the video, which reads Construction Update Summer 2021, shwoing a complete concrete road deck over tracks, and a super imposed play button, encouraging seeing readers to click the image to be directed to the video on YouTube.


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