Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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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Apple plans construction work on north San Jose offices, will build housing to accommodate...

Cupertino-based Apple will be starting construction on a portion of its north San Jose property in the near future, a company spokesperson has told...
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California gains 1,100 jobs in July, still down 3.8% since start of pandemic

California saw a .1% increase in construction jobs, 1,100, from June to July, but this small gain wasn't enough to offset the overall 35,100...

Crane topples in downtown Sacramento, adding a surprise to 60-year-old civil engineer’s birthday party

A massive construction crane toppled in downtown Sacramento on Aug. 14, adding some bonus excitement to a civil engineer's nearby birthday party but fortunately...

Senate passes $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, but there are still hurdles ahead

California Construction News staff writer With bipartisan support, and over the objections of former President Donald Trump, the US Senate has passed a long-awaited and...
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Contractor starts work on multi-million dollar LA public housing redevelopment

General contractor R.D. Olson Construction says construction has started on the first phase of the redevelopment and expansion of the Rose Hill Courts public...

Terra-Gen confirms financing for world’s largest integrated solar powered battery storage project

Renewable energy provider Terra-Gen, LLC says it has completed financing on the initial phase of its Edwards Sanborn Solar Storage facility in Kern County. The...
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Riverside County DA dismisses charges against Ontario-based contractor after almost four-year investigation

The Riverside County District Attorney’s office has dismissed all charges against Ontario-based Neff Construction CEO Edward Mierau after an almost four-year investigation. The contractor issued...

Swinerton Construction to compete $60 million Seton Medical Center renovation

AHMC Healthcare says it has launched a $60 million project to modernize and seismically retrofit AHMC Seton Medical Center in Northern California. The year-long renovation started...

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SAN gives go-ahead to Turner-Flatiron for $2.6 billion new airport terminal

The San Diego County Regional Airport (SAN) Board of Directors has unanimously approved the maximum contract price and master project schedule for the design...
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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...
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$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...