Clovis-based Blair Church & Flynn Consulting Engineers (BC&F) has secured a contract for utility relocation design work in the Central Valley from the California High-Speed Rail Authority and Tutor-Perini/Zachary/Parsons (TPZP) joint venture (JV).

The $1.6m contract is part of the first construction package, which runs from Avenue 17 in Madera to East American Avenue in Fresno.

Irrigation facilities, storm drain lines, and water and sewer mains will be relocated.

"We know first-hand how important reliable utility service is to our community."

Plans and specifications for the relocation of existing facilities will be developed by BC&F for Madera Irrigation District, Fresno Irrigation District, Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District, and the city of Fresno.

Authority Central Valley regional director Diana Gomez said: "We are committed to ensuring that Central Valley companies are a part of designing and building this transformative project."

"Valley companies provide valuable local expertise and we are serious about making an effort get businesses in the Central Valley to work."

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BC&F president and CEO David Mowry said: "The utility relocation work involves long-term clients we care deeply about. We understand their infrastructure and know first-hand how important reliable utility service is to our community."

The authority is responsible for planning, designing, building and operation of the first high-speed rail system in the US. By 2029, the system will run from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in less than three hours at speeds of more than 200mph.