The following excerpt appeared in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune on May 31, 2017. To read the full article, click here.
Foothill Gold Line workshop draws contractors, business representatives – San Gabriel Valley Tribune
By Kevin Smith
May 31, 2017
There are plenty of challenges involved in building a light-rail system.
Securing the funding, relocating existing railroad tracks and meeting project deadlines are just some of the issues that come up. But amid all of those challenges there is one certainty — people will be needed to do the work.
A BIG TURNOUT
The prospect of getting one of those contracts drew an estimated 200 businesses to the DoubleTree Hotel in Monrovia on Wednesday to learn about opportunities related to a 12.3-mile extension of the Foothill Gold Line. It will route the light rail system from Glendora to Montclair.
The workshop was hosted by the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority, which is planning, designing and building the rail line.
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