Thursday, January 23, 2020
transbay

AECOM acquires Shimmick Construction, adding California strength to global business

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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...
delta emergency rock

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

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

Contractors work on $211 million Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier steel net

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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....

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 shows progress on $500 million Oroville Dam spillway project

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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...
ERPI

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

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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...

$1.2 billion earmarked in budget for new legislative offices

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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...
Paradyctal

Pterodactyl office in Culver City wins national steel design award

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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

Electric is the only way to go for renovated and new public buildings in...

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New or renovated government buildings in San Francisco - including libraries, community centers and office space will have to go all electric under a...

Construction input prices up slightly to end 2019

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Construction input prices rose slightly in December 2019 and are up 1.0% year over year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S....
Ocean Beach sewage plant

SFPUC and partner agencies earmark $150 million for coastal erosion and to protect sewage...

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The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and partner agencies have earmarked $150 million to address coastal erosion at Ocean Beach and protect a...