‘Horrible sequence of mistakes’: How bullet train contractors botched a bridge project
Source: https://www.latimes.com/, August, 10, 2020
By: Ralph Vartabedian
A series of errors by contractors and consultants on the California bullet train venture caused support cables to fail on a massive bridge crucial to the project, triggering an order to stop work that further delayed a project already years behind schedule, the Los Angeles Times has learned.
The bridge is longer than two football fields and is needed to shuttle vehicles over the future bullet train right of way and existing BNSF freight tracks in Madera County. Read more.