The Dragados | Flatiron Joint Venture, comprised of Dragados USA, Inc. and Flatiron West, Inc. combines significant resources to successfully build the California High-Speed Rail Construction Package 2-3 (Project). The DFJV has combined skills and expertise in high-speed rail (HSR) with local California experience and other heavy civil transportation design-build mega projects to safely deliver the Project right the first time and on budget. In association, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is the Lead Designer with support from design subconsultants SENER Engineering and Systems, Inc.
As managing partner of the DFJV, Dragados is a premier constructor of HSR facilities and brings recent and relevant HSR design, construction, and maintenance expertise to this Project. DFJV team members Flatiron and HSR expertise with extensive California construction experience and past success delivering major design-build projects throughout the United States.Learn More
Dragados USA, Inc. The projects built by Dragados are recognized by their sheer size, technical intricacy, use of the latest technologies, and innovation to resolve technical challenges. The firm has approximately 7,800 employees and more than 72 years of international experience in the construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance of high-speed rail, roads, bridges, tunnels and highways around the world. Dragados is also delivering two of the largest transportation design-build projects in the United States, including the nearly complete, $1.2 billion I-595 Corridor Improvements Project in Florida and the $1.36 billion SR-99 Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Project in Seattle. Other notable experience includes six design-build projects in Canada totaling over $7.5 billion.
Flatiron West, Inc. As a member of the Offeror JV team, Flatiron provides extensive California civil construction experience and local personnel, equipment, and material resources to execute the work. Flatiron has successfully completed 22 design-build contracts and has six more under construction, including multiple projects with individual contract values in excess of $500 million. They have delivered over $3.7 billion of transportation projects throughout California over the past 10 years. They have been consistently ranked as one of California’s top contractors and have built some of the largest, most complex projects ever built in California, including the $1.4 billion San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span Skyway and the $803 million Eastern Transportation Corridor Design-Build Project in Orange County.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. As the DFJV team’s Lead Designer, Jacobs brings their experience and technical expertise as one of the world’s largest providers of diverse transportation design and engineering services, with more than $60 billion in public infrastructure projects and over 2,200 staff in California. In the last six years, they have worked on more than 12 design-build and P3 projects in the United States, with an installed cost of $8 billion. They are recognized as a national leader in rail and design-build, and have designed a number of signature California projects. They have programmed, planned, designed, inspected, and managed the construction of light rail and heavy rail systems, including more than 46 track miles of tunneling; at, above, or below-grade stations; and depots and maintenance yards. They bring extensive relationships with the federal, state, and local agencies— USACE, FRA, FHWA, Caltrans, counties, and local MPOs— through numerous on-call, design, and alternative delivery contracts.
Sener is a private engineering consultancy and systems integration company, founded in 1956. Along the last 30 years, SENER has developed many projects in the transportation sector, placing itself as a reference company in Europe and overseas for Railway Engineering projects covering HSR (including more than 1,000 miles of detail design and construction supervision), conventional railways, commuter railways and freight lines. SENER has been part of some of the most outstanding and state of the art transport infrastructure projects. As an example of this expertise, the company is now working, upon request from the UIC (Union Internationale des Chemins de Fer) in the preparation of the HSR lines Implementation Handbook that was made public in the World Congress on HSR held in Philadelphia in July 2012.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority), in cooperation with
design-build contractor Dragados-Flatiron Joint Venture (DFJV), announces heavy construction activity
east of State Route 43 (SR 43) and north of Avenue 144 in Tulare County. Work will include construction
of a high-speed rail embankment and is scheduled to begin Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 and continue
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority), in cooperation with designbuild contractor Dragados-Flatiron Joint Venture (DFJV), announces the closure of 9th Avenue between
Corona and Cairo in Kings County for construction of a high-speed rail overpass. This closure is
scheduled to begin Monday August 19, 2019 and continue through the end of 2021.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority), in cooperation with design-build contractor
Dragados-Flatiron Joint Venture (DFJV), announces the closure of Peach Avenue between Conejo and Clarkson avenues
in Fresno County for construction of a high-speed rail overcrossing. The closure is scheduled to begin Friday, July 19,
2019 and continue through the end of 2021.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority), in cooperation with design-build contractor Dragados-Flatiron Joint Venture (DFJV), announces that Avenue 120, just west of SR 43 in Tulare County, will be reduced to one lane for both directions for asphalt overlay paving. Drivers will follow a pilot car and take turns driving through the work zone. Work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, November 12, and continue through early December.