A viaduct for elevated high-speed rail tracks takes shape near Cedar and North avenues and Highway 99 at the south end of Fresno in this Dec. 6, 2016 photo. The California High-Speed Rail Authority is seeking about $2.6 billion in money from Proposition 1A, a 2008 bond act, to continue construction of 119 miles of tracks in the San Joaquin Valley.
A viaduct for elevated high-speed rail tracks takes shape near Cedar and North avenues and Highway 99 at the south end of Fresno in this Dec. 6, 2016 photo. The California High-Speed Rail Authority is seeking about $2.6 billion in money from Proposition 1A, a 2008 bond act, to continue construction of 119 miles of tracks in the San Joaquin Valley. TIM SHEEHAN tsheehan@fresnobee.com
A viaduct for elevated high-speed rail tracks takes shape near Cedar and North avenues and Highway 99 at the south end of Fresno in this Dec. 6, 2016 photo. The California High-Speed Rail Authority is seeking about $2.6 billion in money from Proposition 1A, a 2008 bond act, to continue construction of 119 miles of tracks in the San Joaquin Valley. TIM SHEEHAN tsheehan@fresnobee.com

High-speed rail board approves plans to unlock bond billions

December 13, 2016 01:15 PM