$47 million grant announced for Interstate 5 improvement project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has received a $47-million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Interstate 5 Golden State...

Walsh wins $220.5 million construction contract for Orange County’s streetcar

The board of directors of the Orange County Transportation Authority recently awarded a contract for the construction of the county’s first modern streetcar to...
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Labor shortage: 80 percent of California’s contractors are having trouble finding qualified workers

There's a widespread labor shortage that is pushing up construction costs in California and through most of the country, the Associated General Contractors (AGC)...
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Construction input costs mixed in July but cost pressures continue as costs outstrip bid...

Prices for goods and services used in construction costs were unchanged overall from June to July, but months of steep increases over the past...
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AGC-CA invites applications for construction program college scholarships

The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC-CA) has announced that scholarship funds are available through the AGC Construction Education Foundation for students choosing to pursue...

California approves $2.5B to build new dams, water storage projects

The California Water Commission has approved $2.5 billion for construction of new dams and underground storage projects. In November 2014, California voters passed Proposition 1,...

San Diego Supervisors approve zoning changes for housing development

The San Diego County Board Supervisors approved some zoning changes that will allow the construction of three large housing developments in San Diego County,...

Los Angeles is booming market for hotel development: report

A new semi-annual survey by Atlas Hospitality Group suggests that hotel development remained strong during the first half of the year in both Los...

California adds 39,800 construction jobs from June 2017 to June 2018

California added 39,800 jobs, representing a 4.9 percent employment growth increase from June 2017 to June 2018. This put the state at 18th in...

Construction spending reaches record high in May as residential and public investment offset dip...

Construction spending reached a record level of $1.309 trillion in May as monthly increases in residential and public investment outweighed a decline in private...
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City of Santee to begin $10M park renovation project

On Dec. 4, 2018, the city of Santee will begin construction of a $10-million renovation of the Mast Park. According to the city, the...

Museum dedicated to eye health planned in San Francisco

The American Academy of Ophthalmology announced plans to construct the world's first public museum dedicated to vision and eye health in San Francisco. The academy...

Retrofitting California buildings for earthquakes is on the horizon

Seismic retrofit ordinances are becoming the norm in many California municipalities. Builders and building owners are busy trying to meet compliance deadlines. California is home...