One of the first major pieces of construction for the initial 29-mile leg of the high-speed rail project in California could start in May, according to this article. It will be a "2,000-foot-plus viaduct to go across the [Fresno River], over Highway 145 and over Raymond Road," said Jim Laing, Tutor Perini's project manager. "We're looking at doing some test pilings in May to prove the validity of our design of the columns and supports," Laing said.

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