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Engineer figures $100 million fix to leaning Millennium Tower in San Francisco

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A $100 million fix to the tilting Millennium Tower in San Francisco has cleared reviews and approvals and construction work is scheduled to start...
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Caltrans repaves roadway with recycled plastic bottles

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Caltrans has started repaving a section of Highway 162 in Oroville using recycled asphalt pavement and liquid plastic made with single-use, plastic bottles...
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Foothill Gold Line project between Glendora and Pomona starts construction

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Major construction has started on the four-station Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Glendora to Pomona. The 9.1 mile project is expected to be...

Boston mayor orders halt to all construction projects; Associated General Contractors of America opposed

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Vice President Mike Pence is asking construction companies to donate their inventory of N95 face masks to local hospitals - and to stop ordering...

California promotes architectural innovation through mass timber competition

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The Governor’s Forest Management Task Force and the Office of Planning and Research has announced winners of a first-ever competition highlighting mass timber projects. “Mass timber...

SpaceX revives plan to develop launch vehicle manufacturing facility at the Port of Los...

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SpaceX has revived plans to develop a launch vehicle manufacturing facility at the Port of Los Angeles, a little more than a year after...

High-Speed Rail Authority issues draft 2020 business plan for public review and input

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The California High-Speed Rail Authority last week issued its Draft 2020 Business Plan for public review and comment. The Draft 2020 business plan affirms the...

University of California starts construction on health sciences complex

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The University of California, Irvine will begin construction this month on a landmark 9-acre health sciences complex that promises to be a national showcase...

California skyscraper wins steel design award

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The Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles, California won the American Institute of Steel Construction’s (AISC’s) ‘National’ award in the projects greater than $200 million...

San Francisco mayor proposes ballot measure aimed at streamlining approvals for affordable housing projects

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed says Affordable Homes Now, a ballot measure for November 2020 would streamline the approval for 100 percent affordable housing...

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LA building permits decline 17 per cent in third FY quarter, reflecting COVID-19

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Data from the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) indicates the significant impact of COVID-19 on Southern California's regional construction market, though...

Hines buys land for industrial project in San Diego

Hines has closed on 16.4 acres of land for the development of Raceway Industrial, an industrial logistics site near San Diego. Current development plans for...

San Diego region awarded $10.5 million for Del Mar Bluff repairs

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and North County Transit District (NCTD) received $10.5 million from the State Transportation Improvement Program's Interregional Transportation...