Monday, October 18, 2021
high speed rail construction update

High-speed rail project likely faces additional $1 billion cost increases: LA Times

The California bullet train is facing at least another billion dollars of proposed cost increases from its contractors, following a history of sharp cost growth...
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Korte Construction building $36.4 million flight test engineering lab at Edwards AFB

Korte Construction Co. of St. Louis has been awarded a contract to build a $36.4 million flight test engineering laboratory at Edwards Air Force...
west coast cold storage

Inland Empire 127,000 sq. ft. cold storage structure under construction

ARCO National Construction says it is building a 127,000 sq. ft. cold storage facility in Jurupa Valley within the Inland Empire logistics hub. “This new...
800-810 traction

Renovations commence after developers acquire LA Arts District buildings for $20 million

A new joint venture partnership New York-based LIVWRK and Daniel Kotzer of Los Angeles will soon begin an adaptive reuse plan that will transform...
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Bay Area painting and construction contractors charged with $5 million-plus insurance fraud scheme

Three individuals who had been owners of painting and construction companies in Alameda County have been charged for their alleged participation in an organized...
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PBG begins work on $8.5 million UC San Diego Hillel Center

University of California San Diego students will soon have a new Jewish center for spiritual, social and intellectual connection in La Jolla. General contractor...
405 improvement project

Feds provide as much as $628.93 million in financing for Orange County I-405 Improvement...

The U.S. Department of Transportation says its Build America Bureau has provided a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act TIFIA direct loan of up...

Heritage building to be converted into new dance center at Chapman University

General contractor R.D. Olson Construction says it is building Chapman University’s Sandi Simon Center for Dance, a two-story facility designed to propel the university’s...

Skanska signs $96 million contract for City of Industry road grade separation project

Swedish-headquartered contractor Skanska says it has signed a $96 million contract with the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments to serve as the contractor...
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Mortenson sues developer $1.3 million for pre-construction services for aborted Sacramento soccer stadium

Construction manager Mortenson has filed a lawsuit seeking $1.3 million for preconstruction services for an aborted new Sacramento soccer station. There is one big problem,...

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lax terminal 4 mondernization

LA construction rebounds: $7.3 billion in permits projected for FY 2021-22

Construction in the first quarters of fiscal year 2021-22 in Los Angeles has rebounded solidly from the same period last year, according to data...
flood mitigation

$87 million in government funding awarded to California urban flood mitigation

More than $87 million in grant funding has been awarded to a diverse set of projects that will guard against urban flooding and deliver...
the star los angeles

$500 million The Star in Hollywood largest commercial project to enter planning in September...

The Star, a proposed $500 million office tower on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard, is the largest commercial project in the nation to enter planning stages,...