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High-speed rail leaders put Merced back on initial route

California high-speed rail leaders proposed putting Merced back on the initial route but put off a vote Thursday on a revised business plan to give state officials more time to assuage lawmakers and citizens upset by the recent decision to first send the train to Northern California rather than the Los Angeles area.

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Open house will update high-speed rail work in Madera

The California High-Speed Rail Authority and its contractor, Tutor Perini / Zachry / Parsons, will hold an open house in Madera to give residents an update on construction of the state’s high-speed rail project, particularly a three-mile extension of work north of Madera. The information session will be 5 to 6:30 p.m. April 20 at the Madera County Library, 121 N. G St.

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High-speed rail money risks come under Assembly scrutiny

Legislators in Sacramento focused on financial risks and realities in their first oversight hearing on a high-speed rail plan that proposes running trains from the San Joaquin Valley first to San Jose and the Bay Area instead of southward to Los Angeles. Representatives of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, the state’s transportation agency, regional rail organizations and legislative advisers testified in front of the Assembly Transportation Committee for nearly three hours on the authority’s 2016 draft business plan.

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Construction for support structures beginning on new Fresno bridge

The support structures are starting to be constructed on the new Tuolumne Street bridge in downtown Fresno that will make way for California's high-speed rail. The project is expected to take 10 to 12 months. Read more here: http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/high-speed-rail/article51703165.html
Craig Kohlruss ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Construction for support structures beginning on new Fresno bridge 01:04

Construction for support structures beginning on new Fresno bridge

Put on your hard hat: A look at high-speed rail construction in Fresno area 02:16

Put on your hard hat: A look at high-speed rail construction in Fresno area

Tuolumne Street bridge demolition prepares for high-speed rail 01:02

Tuolumne Street bridge demolition prepares for high-speed rail

City of Fresno: Demolition of bridge paves way for opportunity 01:02

City of Fresno: Demolition of bridge paves way for opportunity