Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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Santa Monica starts work on $72 million water treatment plant, Olympic Well Field

The City of Santa Monica has taken a significant step toward a self-reliant water future as expansions to the Arcadia Water Treatment Plant (WTP)...
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R.D. Olson breaks ground on 142-unit Santa Rosa affordable housing community

General contractor R.D. Olson Construction says construction is underway on Stony Oaks Apartments, a four-story medium high-density community that will provide 142 units of...
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570 construction jobs expected for Kern County photovoltaic solar farm

Construction could begin soon on a 2,317-acre photovoltaic solar farm in eastern Kern County. Southern California developer 8minute Solar Energy is seeking permission to...

Telosa: Why a new $400 billion urban Utopia could change construction

By Quentin Torbert Special to California Construction News Telosa is the name of a proposed new city by former Walmart executive and billionaire Marc Lore. The...
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San Francisco sinking under tall building construction weight, but scientists don’t foresee seismic risk

A researcher says earth-based and space-based observations confirm that the entire San Francisco downtown area is sinking under the weight of heavy buildings. The...
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CalSTRS $300 million headquarters expansion delayed with $15 million curtain wall issues

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)’s anticipated $300 million headquarters expansion has been delayed due to issues with the curtain wall, Chief Investment...

SAN gives go-ahead to Turner-Flatiron for $2.6 billion new airport terminal

The San Diego County Regional Airport (SAN) Board of Directors has unanimously approved the maximum contract price and master project schedule for the design...
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VTA to award first two major contracts for $6.8 billion BART extension

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is expected to issue its first two major contracts next summer for the construction of BART’s extension...
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$87 million in government funding awarded to California urban flood mitigation

More than $87 million in grant funding has been awarded to a diverse set of projects that will guard against urban flooding and deliver...
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Feds provide as much as $628.93 million in financing for Orange County I-405 Improvement...

The U.S. Department of Transportation says its Build America Bureau has provided a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act TIFIA direct loan of up...

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North Coast spending millions on transportation infrastructure

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

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

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...