Sunday, August 18, 2019

Kasita brings affordable modular homes to California

Award winning manufacturer of prefabricated homes, Kasita, announced Nov. 3 that the California Department of Housing and Community Development has granted them approval to...
California Construction

20 major upcoming construction projects in California

The following table show 10 of the largest upcoming California construction projects, according to Construct Connect. They are all in the planning stage and...
transbay

AECOM acquires Shimmick Construction, adding California strength to global business

Global infrastructure firm AECOM says it has agreed to acquire Shimmick Construction, Shimmick, a business serving California and Western U.S. heavy civil construction market. “As...
LA boring machine

Metro Regional Connector surfaces at future downtown L.A. station

The $1.55 billion Metro Regional Connector Transit Project, a 1.9-mile long subterranean twin rail tunnel linking L.A.’s Gold, Blue and Expo lines, on June...
wage theft is a crime

Labor Commissioner’s Office files $6.3 million misclassification and wage theft lawsuit against contractor

California's state Labor Commissioner's Office (LCO) has filed a lawsuit against Calcrete Construction, Inc. seeking $6,300,338 for multiple wage theft violations affecting a group...
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Working on the Lake Oroville Spillway: DWR video

California's Department of Water Resources (DWR) has posted some update videos on the Lake Oroville Spillway repair progress. The aging Oroville Dam, the tallest dam in...
Golden Gate bridge

Contractors work on $211 million Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier steel net

AECOM-owned Shimmick Construction Co. and Danny's Construction Co. are working on a $211 million steel net suicide barrier at the Golden Gate Bridge. The 380,000 sq....
valley vision sacramento construction

There’s a construction boom — and a construction labor shortage — in Sacramento

The Sacramento area has been experiencing a construction boom, resulting in a serious labor shortage. Demand for new homes and retail spaces is skyrocketing as...
delta emergency rock

State plans to build Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities at Stockton Port

The California Department of Water Resources is constructing Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities, a flood response base at the Port of Stockton, with...

C.W. Driver starts work on new Cadence Park School in Irving

The Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) recently broke ground on Cadence Park School, which will serve students from developing neighborhoods around the Orange County...
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Projects and opportunities

Building for homeless seniors approved

Mercy Housing California has received permission to build an affordable apartment project in Sherman Oaks. According to the Los Angeles Daily News the 54-unit will...

Route 11 highway project enters final stage

The stretch of highway that will eventually connect the future Otay Mesa East Port of Entry with the highway system surrounding San Diego is...

New San Diego hotel gets go-ahead

Downtown planning agency Civic San Diego has approved a 12-story hotel proposed by J Street Hospitality in the heart of downtown the city's booming...