Thursday, January 27, 2022
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570 construction jobs expected for Kern County photovoltaic solar farm

Construction could begin soon on a 2,317-acre photovoltaic solar farm in eastern Kern County. Southern California developer 8minute Solar Energy is seeking permission to...

Telosa: Why a new $400 billion urban Utopia could change construction

By Quentin Torbert Special to California Construction News Telosa is the name of a proposed new city by former Walmart executive and billionaire Marc Lore. The...
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San Francisco sinking under tall building construction weight, but scientists don’t foresee seismic risk

A researcher says earth-based and space-based observations confirm that the entire San Francisco downtown area is sinking under the weight of heavy buildings. The...
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CalSTRS $300 million headquarters expansion delayed with $15 million curtain wall issues

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)’s anticipated $300 million headquarters expansion has been delayed due to issues with the curtain wall, Chief Investment...

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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VTA to award first two major contracts for $6.8 billion BART extension

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is expected to issue its first two major contracts next summer for the construction of BART’s extension...
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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...
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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...
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San Jose selects multidisciplinary team for green stormwater infrastructure projects

The City of San Jose has engaged a team of engineers, modelers, and scientists to provide professional consultancy services on projects to implement its...
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$870 million Long Beach port project delayed for completion of Environmental Impact Statement

A $870 million rail project at Long Beach’s port complex has fallen behind schedule, as port authorities wait for U.S. Maritime Administration to approve an Environmental...

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Oakland A’s move closer to building waterfront ballpark and mixed-use development

Oakland's planning commission on Jan. 19 signed off on a 3,500-page environmental impact report that moved the Oakland A’s another base closer to building...
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Santa Monica starts work on $72 million water treatment plant, Olympic Well Field

The City of Santa Monica has taken a significant step toward a self-reliant water future as expansions to the Arcadia Water Treatment Plant (WTP)...

Skanska selected to oversee construction advisory services of Southeast Los Angeles Cultural Center

Skanska says that its program management and consulting group, Skanska Integrated Solutions (SIS), has been selected as the construction management advisor for the Southeast...