Los Angeles Business Journal, 7/21/15 – excerpt
A consortium led by Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been awarded a $1.2 billion contract to provide design services for the second section of the California high-speed rail system.
The contract is for the Construction Package 2-3 of the California High Speed Rail, which represents the continuation of construction on the rail system south towards Kern County.
Pasadena-based Jacobs(NYSE: JEC) is the lead designer for the joint venture for the design-build contract and is responsible for the infrastructure design. The venture includes Dragados USA Inc., a subsidiary of Spain’s Grupo ACS and Dragados S.A., and Flatiron West Inc. of San Marcos. http://www.dfcp23.com
The California High Speed Rail is the first true high-speed rail being constructed in the United States, with operating speeds of up to 220 miles per hour. The ultimate program stretches from San Diego to San Francisco and includes…
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