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# of Projects: 1
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Background informationProject Created: November 28, 2011

Project Name: California High-Speed Rail Project
Year in Operation:
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Transportation Terminal, Tunnel, Rail
Status: Project Definition / Programming
Type: New Facility
Description: Program that is now moving forward in the planning stage -- funded by AARA federal stimulus funds. The CHSR program including installing 2,200 miles of rail; 3.5 million square feet of buildings and facilities; 6,500 miles of electrical wires and cable; and more than 200 grade separations. 189 to 220 miles in the initial segment are expected to be constructed on elevated structures or in tunnel. 2010 estimates for the entire program were $36.4 billion. the 2012 draft Business Plan lists estimated cost between $65 and 74 billion, for Full Phase 1 build. This does not include sections to Sacramento north from Merced, nor sections from Los Angeles south to San Diego.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Bid Build
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: While extensive reference is made in the draft business plan to the possibility of integrated procurement strategies downstream, the revenue models are not yet in existence. It appears that federal, state, and local funding will be used to arrange for initial delivery of the program.

Project Locations

City: San Francisco
State: California
Country: United States of America

City: Los Angeles
State: California
Country: United States of America

City: Fresno
State: California
Country: United States of America

City: Merced
State: California
Country: United States of America

City: Palmdale
State: California
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land: Preliminary information only. Existing rights of way will need to be expanded, and easements acquired.
Checkbox Checked Environmental Clearance: Not yet in hand.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: 2012 draft Business Plan is firm only with respect to public sector contributions -- from federal, state, and local governments. Initial focus is on Central Valley portion of the network only.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Construction Manager At Risk Variants: Public Sponsor contracts with Construction Contractor after Design is Complete.

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: November 28, 2011
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
> $10 Billion US


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