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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....
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AISC awards six of 13 national steel construction awards for California projects

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has awarded six of 13 national awards to California projects -- including two of the three in...
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Musk drops Sepulveda Hyperloop but moves forward with Dodger Stadium test project

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has scrapped plans for a high-speed passenger tunnel (Hyperloop) under the West side of Los Angeles but is moving...
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Expert panel says San Francisco’s building codes need to be rewritten and tall buildings...

An expert panel says San Francisco’s building codes are inadequate to deal a large earthquake's aftermath and called for both the inspection and retrofitting...

East Valley Water District selects Balfour Beatty/Arcadis JV to build $126 million wastewater treatment...

The East Valley Water District (EVWD) in Highland has selected the joint venture of Balfour Beatty and Arcadis as the agency's design-build partner to build the $126...
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$291 million LA downtown streetcar planning moves forward with funding plan

Los Angeles City Council has approved a funding plan to build a $291 million streetcar line for the city's downtown area. The proposed project would...
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The California bullet train project: Spending $27 million a day may not be enough...

The California bullet train project has cost taxpayers an average $3.1 million a day over the last year — a construction spending rate higher...

Adobe to build 18-story glassy office tower in San Jose

Adobe, which makes computer software for web and graphic designers, is planning to add an 18-story office tower to its San Jose headquarters, The...

$1.2 billion earmarked in budget for new legislative offices

It's likely that California will be getting new legislative offices. The state's $200 billion 2018 to 2019 budget includes about $1.2 billion to demolish the...

New information on Bullet train construction

The California High Speed Rail Authority says that the California High-Speed Rail Project will cost at least $77.3 billion — roughly $13 billion more...
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US DOD reports on significant AEC contract awards

The US Department of Defense has issued two significant recent AEC contracts for the San Diego area. Michael Baker International Inc. from San Diego has...
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$4 billion government building boom under-way in Sacramento

The California state government has launched a historic building boom in Sacramento, scheduling roughly $3.4 billion worth of new construction and renovations over the...

CSUSB breaks ground for $90 million expansion

Cal State San Bernardino on June 4 broke ground for a three-story, 120,000-sq.-ft. expansion of its Santos Manuel Student Union. The $90-million expansion, which is...