Friday, May 29, 2020

Granite wins $79 million project to rebuild Highway 101

Granite has been awarded a $79 million contract by the California Department of Transportation to construct the Highway 101: Carpinteria project in Santa Barbara...

Coronavirus impact on California construction industry; 11,600 jobs lost

The novel coronavirus continues to create problems for all types and sizes of businesses and industries in the U.S. and around the globe. California's...
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California defense construction contracts: $569 border wall project awarded to Montana contractor

BFBC LLC, an affiliate of Barnard Construciton Company, from Bozeman, Montana, has been awarded a $569 million modification  to contract W912PL-19-C-0014 to build  17.17...

Construction flaws delay $2.06 billion Crenshaw rail line project two years beyond original schedule

Construction problems will delay the opening of the $2.06 billion Crenshaw rail line through South Los Angeles until mid-2021, two years later than the...
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Construction layoffs spread rapidly as COVID-19 shuts down projects: AGC

More than a quarter of construction firms responding to an online survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America in early April...
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Oceanside harbor dredging ends with COVID-19 slowdown

Contractor Manson Construction says it has ended a dredging operation at Oceanside harbor because of COVID-19, the San Diego Union Tribune reports. The original plans...
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AECOM cuts executive salaries 20% as it adapts for COVID-19 market conditions

Los Angeles-based AECOM says it has implemented a  temporary 20% reduction in salaries among the Board of Directors, executive leadership team and other senior...
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A COVID-19 safety policy — What is yours?

All Coast Construction, a residential contractor based in Westlake Village, has developed a COVID-19 policy, which the company believes is worthy of sharing both...
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Central Valley high speed rail project proceeds with safety measures in place for COVID-19

More than 3,500 people are working on the California High Speed Rail project in the Central Valley, but authorities consider the project to be...
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Some LA cultural construction projects continue, others paused during COVID-19 shutdown

While the $750,000 million Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) project and the Hammer Museum in Westwood are moving ahead during the COVID-19...
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Granite wins $10M highway paving contract

Granite has been awarded a contract for the Highway 1 Overlay near Gualala  in Mendocino County by the California Department of Transportation. The $10 million...

San Jose extends construction hours for larger projects

A new emergency order has extended construction hours for large projects in San Jose. The order, signed by San Jose City Manager Dave Sykes last...

Bowe Contractors gets approval for office building

Bowe Contractors has received approval to build an office building in Tehachapi. In a recent meeting, the Tehachapi Planning Commission approved the architectural design and...