Tahoe City Truckee bridge construction begins

Construction is set to begin on the new Truckee bridge in Tahoe City. The new bridge, east of the Caltrans maintenance yard along SR-89 and downstream...

MAI building $1.5M center for Computer History Museum

Bay Area commercial general contractor MAI Construction said that it is building a new learning center for the Computer History Museum in Mountain View,...
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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...
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How to break free from design inefficiency

Architects, engineers and contractors encounter a constant struggle to provide more for less money as clients seek maximum results from constrained budgets. All too often,...
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Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center wins steel design award

The Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center in Valley Glen has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with...
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International climate change infrastructure procurement project performs first case studies in California

Case studies of the California High Speed Rail and San Francisco AirTrain Extension have recently been completed for the Swedish-funded Ipress project (Implementation of Procurement...
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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...

Tutor Perini to get $410 million Purple Line tunnel contract

Tutor Perini Corporation announced that the Frontier-Kemper/Tutor Perini Joint Venture has received a notice of intent for award of a $410 million contract from...

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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Water systems engineer Richard Brady & Associates appoints Bill Siegel as president

San Diego-based Richard Brady & Associates says William C. (Bill) Siegel has been appointed as the company's president. The engineering and construction firm specializes in designing...
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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...