Tag: high-speed rail


US DOT Approves $2.5B in Bonds for Vegas-to-California High-Speed Rail

January 23, 2024

Via: ENR

The U.S. Dept. of Transportation has provided a further infusion of financial help for a long-delayed $12-billion high-speed passenger rail line from Las Vegas to southern California. DOT on Jan. 23 announced it is allocating $2.5 billion in private-activity bonds […]


US DOT Awards $6B in Grants for Two California High-speed Rail Projects

December 6, 2023

Via: ENR

A pair of grants are set to boost two major West Coast intercity passenger rail projects. The U.S. Dept. of Transportation awarded $3.1 billion for California High-Speed Rail construction and $3 billion toward building the planned Brightline West project to […]


Final Agreement Signed on $16B Texas High-Speed Rail Project

June 18, 2021

Via: ENR

Nearly two years after announcing the award of a design-build contract between The Lane Construction Corp. and joint-venture partner Webuild Group to build a high-speed railway between Dallas and Houston for Texas Central, the final agreement on the design-build project […]

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Justice Department subpoenas Honolulu high-speed rail records

February 20, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The DOJ, according to Hawaii News Now, has not indicated what the exact focus of the investigation is, but Randy Roth, a retired law professor, told Hawaii News Now that this is the first investigation into the rail project that […]