Congressional panel slates hearing on California high-speed rail project

Progressive Railroading » The House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials on Thursday will hold a field hearing in Sacramento, California, to review the status of the state’s high-speed rail project. The subcommittee will also examine the most recent modifications to the project’s business plan, which were released in June.

2018-09-27T07:31:47-08:00August 7th, 2018|High-Speed Rail, Project to Watch, Videos|

VIDEO: See the critter ‘commuters’ using the tunnel under Highway 50

The Sacramento Bee » Cameras posted in the hills of El Dorado County captured this video of some of the nocturnal critter ‘commuters’ who use a specially built Highway 50 underpass in El Dorado County — designed to reduce car-versus-wildlife crashes.  

2018-05-16T14:51:50-08:00May 15th, 2018|California, Highways, Videos|

This is what Oroville Dam spillway looks like mid-February 2018

The Sacramento Bee » A gaping hole was discovered in the Oroville Dam main spillway on Feb. 7, 2017, marking the start of a crisis that eventually led to the evacuation of 188,000 downstream residents. A little over a year later, work continues between the emergency spillway weir and cut-off wall, prepping the ground for the splashpad.

2018-02-27T12:14:22-08:00February 21st, 2018|California, Dams, Oroville Dam, Videos|
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