transbay

AECOM acquires Shimmick Construction, adding California strength to global business

Global infrastructure firm AECOM says it has agreed to acquire Shimmick Construction, Shimmick, a business serving California and Western U.S. heavy civil construction market. “As...
Golden Gate bridge

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....
delta emergency rock

State plans to build Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities at Stockton Port

The California Department of Water Resources is constructing Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities, a flood response base at the Port of Stockton, with...

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...
video

Video shows progress on $500 million Oroville Dam spillway project

California's Department of Water Resources has released a video showing progress on a $500 million project to build a new main spillway at 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...
ERPI

Clovis to see state’s largest zero net energy (ZNE) single family home community

The largest zero net energy (ZNE) community of single family homes in California will serve as a multi-year living laboratory when Electric Power Research...
Los Angeles Transit Neighborhood Plans

LA officials weigh rezoning plan allowing denser developments around Expo Line stations

Los Angeles officials have reportedly been weighing the Exposition Corridor Transit Neighborhood Plan, which will allow denser commercial and residential development within a half-mile...
video

Lawsuit challenges permits for WaterFix tunnels; project if approved would be $17 to $67...

Conservation groups have sued the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to challenge the legality of a state permit that would allow the controversial...
video

Oroville Spillways phase 2 update — $870 million project makes progress

Here's a video from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) showing construction progress on the $870 million Oroville Dam Spillways project. The video citation...
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pier 8 naval base san diego

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...
sacramento construction

$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...