Monday, October 18, 2021
high speed rail construction update

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Three individuals who had been owners of painting and construction companies in Alameda County have been charged for their alleged participation in an organized...
pbg hillel

PBG begins work on $8.5 million UC San Diego Hillel Center

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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,...