SANDIS Lands California High Speed Rail Project


SANDIS Civil Engineers Surveyors Planners is pleased to announced, that in partnership with US Relieve, our joint venture team has been selected by Dragados Flatiron Joint Venture as the most qualified consultant to provide construction survey controls for the California High Speed Rail. Our SANDIS-US Relieve Joint Venture will be working closely with DFJV on the Central Valley stretch of the rail system. 

SANDIS-US Relieve will report to Dragados-Flatiron, who is acting as the design-build contractor for the Construction Package 2-3 project, as they begin construction on the project, which runs from E. American Avenue in Fresno to one mile North of the Tulare/Kern County Line.

Ken Olcott, Principal and President of SANDIS said “this project will be a major milestone for our surveying department and our company as a whole. Throughout the company’s history we have worked on a number of major transportation projects, but this one will have the largest impact.”


SANDIS is a professional services corporation specializing in civil engineering, traffic engineering, stormwater management, QSP/D, land surveying, 3D laser scanning, utility locating, and planning.  Established in Northern California in 1965, SANDIS is a California Corporation comprised of over 165 employees. SANDIS employs the best and the brightest in our industry.  We recruit well rounded individuals committed to innovation, excellence, leadership and environmental stewardship.  SANDIS’ expertise is expansive.  We service private and public clients in the corporate, commercial, residential, academic, healthcare, hospitality, civic, justice and public works sectors. SANDIS’ design achieves economic, social and ecological sustainability.


Evan Miller
Communications & Brand Manager

Map of CP 2-3 Courtesy of California High Speed Rail Authority