Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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San Jose selects multidisciplinary team for green stormwater infrastructure projects

The City of San Jose has engaged a team of engineers, modelers, and scientists to provide professional consultancy services on projects to implement its...
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$870 million Long Beach port project delayed for completion of Environmental Impact Statement

A $870 million rail project at Long Beach’s port complex has fallen behind schedule, as port authorities wait for U.S. Maritime Administration to approve an Environmental...
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Marin Municipal Water District prepares for urgent $65 million water pipeline construction

The Marin Municipal Water District is considering building a $65 million pipeline across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge to keep from running out of water...
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Construction of $3 billion Pure Water recovery program starts in San Diego

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria, along with state and federal leaders, formally kicked off construction of Phase 1 of the city's $3 billion Pure...
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Mortenson sues developer $1.3 million for pre-construction services for aborted Sacramento soccer stadium

Construction manager Mortenson has filed a lawsuit seeking $1.3 million for preconstruction services for an aborted new Sacramento soccer station. There is one big problem,...
high speed rail construction update

No new earmarked federal infrastructure funds for California bullet train, but still possibly billions...

California's high speed rail initiative doesn't see any specific mention or financial carve-outs in the approximately $1 billion bipartisan federal infrastructure funding initiative, but...

Crane topples in downtown Sacramento, adding a surprise to 60-year-old civil engineer’s birthday party

A massive construction crane toppled in downtown Sacramento on Aug. 14, adding some bonus excitement to a civil engineer's nearby birthday party but fortunately...
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Metro gives go-ahead for pre-development of two concepts for $9.5 billion Sepulveda Transit Corridor...

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has given two businesses the go-ahead for pre-development work on concepts for the $9.5-billion Sepulveda Transit...
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Poseidon Water clears hurdles for $1.4 billion Huntington Beach desalination plant

A planned $1.4 billion desalination plant in Huntington Beach, the largest in the United States, could begin construction within the next couple of years...

Swinerton Construction to compete $60 million Seton Medical Center renovation

AHMC Healthcare says it has launched a $60 million project to modernize and seismically retrofit AHMC Seton Medical Center in Northern California. The year-long renovation started...

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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...