Sunday, December 8, 2019
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...
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...
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...
Paradyctal

Pterodactyl office in Culver City wins national steel design award

The Pterodactyl office building in Culver City has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards...

Trump administration pushing for $1.3-billion Shasta Dam expansion

The Trump administration is pushing for a $1.3 billion expansion of the 602-foot Shasta Dam in Northern California, according to the Los Angeles Times. The...
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Projects and opportunities

Orange County Museum of Art begins $73 million construction project

The Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) started work on the museum’s new building at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. The...

Sterling selected by CalTrans for $43.6 million highway projects

Sterling Construction Co. says that its subsidiary Myers & Sons Construction has been selected by the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) for two California...

Ground broken for 135-unit multifamily building in Walnut Creek

Anton DevCo has started construction of Anton NoMa, a 135-unit mixed-use development located at 1910 N. Main St. in Walnut Creek. Anton NoMa is a...