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Workers tie rebar on a support structure located on the South end of the Cedar Viaduct section of the California High Speed Rail Project in Fresno.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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 A worker helps construct the San Joaquin River Viaduct in Fresno.

 (Tomas Ovalle / For The Times)
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Workers pave the deck for the San Joaquin River Viaduct, part of the infrastructure for California’s troubled high-speed rail project.

 ( California High-Speed Rail Authority)
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Traffic on Highway 99 passes High Speed Rail construction at the Cedar Viaduct in Fresno

 (TOMAS OVALLE / Tomas Ovalle)
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Workers take a lift to work on an abatement at the Cedar Viaduct in Fresno. 

 (Tomas Ovalle / For The Times)
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Dan Galvin walks through a steel pipe at the Cedar Viaduct in Fresno.

 (TOMAS OVALLE / Tomas Ovalle)
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 Looking north from Herndon Ave. as construction continues on the San Joaquin River Viaduct section of the California High Speed Rail Project in Fresno, CA.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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Construction on the San Joaquin River Viaduct section of the California High Speed Rail Project in North Fresno. 

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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Support piers stand as part of the Cedar Viaduct section of the the California High Speed Rail Project, South of downtown Fresno.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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One of the elevated sections of the high-speed rail under construction in Fresno, Calif. 

 (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)
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People sign segments of railroad track during a groundbreaking ceremony for a bullet train station in Fresno. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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Gov. Jerry Brown, fourth from left, joins dignitaries in signing a piece of railroad track during a groundbreaking ceremony for a bullet train station in Fresno. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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Tom Savio, executive director of the Union Station Historical Society walks past the remnants of a demolished trackside packing house during a groundbreaking ceremony for a bullet train station in Fresno. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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Construction on the first 29-mile segment of the system between the San Joaquin Valley towns of Fresno and Madera begins immediately.  (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at a 2015 groundbreaking ceremony for the bullet train in Fresno. The project counts on cap-and-trade funding.
Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at a 2015 groundbreaking ceremony for the bullet train in Fresno. The project counts on cap-and-trade funding.  (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times )
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Shuttered storefronts are typical of the area west of downtown Fresno where a new bullet station will be built. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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A bicyclist crosses railroad tracks west of downtown Fresno where a new bullet station will be built. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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Demolition of old industrial buildings has begun in the area west of downtown Fresno where a new bullet station will be built.  (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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A pedestrian crosses railroad tracks west of downtown Fresno where a new bullet station will be built.  (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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A full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train is displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.

 (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)
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