NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Releases Spring 2022 Construction Update

March 11, 2022

FRESNO, Calif. – Today, in recognition of Women in Construction Week, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) released its Spring 2022 Construction Update and recognized women who are contributing to the nation’s first high-speed rail project. With continued winter construction progress, highlights include last month’s completion of the South Avenue Grade Separation in Fresno County, updates on the Cedar Viaduct’s dual span of arches and installation of pre-cast concrete girders at the Conejo Viaduct.

Since the start of construction, the project has created more than 7,500 construction jobs. There is currently 119 miles under construction in the Central Valley with more than 30 active construction sites.

For more information about ongoing construction, visit:

Spring 2022 Construction Update Title Card From Video

View Spring 2022 Construction Update in:
English | Spanish

The following link contains recent video, animations, photography, press center resources and latest renderings:

These files are all available for free use, courtesy of the California High-Speed Rail Authority.

See below for three women we’re recognizing for Women in Construction Week:


Desrae Ruiz

Dragados Flatiron


Gina Torres

Public Relations Manager
California Rail Builders


Lynn Schenk

Board Member
High-Speed Rail Authority


Augie Blancas
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