Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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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...
sacramento levee

Work starting on $1.8 billion Sacramento River levee project

Construction is about to start on a $1.8 billion levee project in the Sacramento area. The first stage of construction will start on the east...
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Mighty Buildings: $30 million funding for launch to accelerate home building with 3D printing...

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Mighty Buildings, which says it is a "provider of automated solutions for modern home building," issued a news release earlier in August asserting it...
california high speed rail

Court ruling could cost California high speed rail project $15 billion, four years in...

A recent California Supreme Court ruling favoring environmentalists opposing the state’s reopening of an abandoned lumber train may cost the state’s $46 billion over-budget...
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Turner, Flatiron to build new $2.265 billion San Diego International Airport terminal

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A joint venture led by Turner Construction and Flatiron Constructors will construct San Diego International Airport’s new $2.265-billion terminal. The 1.2 million-sq-ft, 30-gate project will...
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Virgin Trains $4.8 billion high speed link to Las Vegas likely to begin construction...

Work on the $4.8 billion Virgin Trains USA high speed rail link between southern California and Las Vegas will likely start in the latter...
contract signing

Kiewit-Parsons JV wins $2.1 billion contract for Glendora to Montclair LRT project

The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority has signed a design-build contract to start construction of a $2.1 billion light rail project, covering 12.3 miles...
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....
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Brightline to start construction work on $8 billion high-speed California-Las Vegas rail line within...

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Brightline has released a construction schedule for its $8 billion Las Vegas – southern California high-speed Brightline West line. Work will start later this...

Outlet mall going into Carson

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A lot that has sat vacant in the City of Carson for over 50 years is finally being developed. The site will now be the...

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North Coast spending millions on transportation infrastructure

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California Construction News staff writer The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has announced more than $3 billion to fund repairs and improvements on transportation infrastructure across...

Ground-breaking launches $1 billion B.F. Sisk Dam safety modification project

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California Construction News staff writer A $1-billion upgrade to the B.F. Sisk Dam in California’s Central Valley was launched this month as part of an...

Critical infrastructure construction underway at HOPE San Francisco sites

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California Construction News staff writer Construction has started on extensive infrastructure improvements at Sunnydale and Hunters View, to prepare sites for construction of more than...