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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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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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Mortenson Construction to build massive Imperial Valley PV project

8minutenergy Renewables and Capital Dynamics are preparing to develop the 328MW project, near Calexico in California’s Imperial Valley. Mortenson Construction has been appointed as the...
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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...
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$16 billion water tunnel receives first regulatory approval — but many more to go...

U.S. wildlife officials have given crucial first approval Monday to California Gov. Jerry Brown’s decades-old ambitions to build two massive tunnels that would re-engineer...
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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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Skanska announces “high level” hirings, promotion

Skanska has announced two high level new hires in support of its building construction business in California. Additionally, the firm has also promoted a...
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New study finds BIM gaining ground in transportation infrastructure

Engineers, contractors and infrastructure owners all report increased use of BIM, driven by strong business and project outcomes A new SmartMarket Report from Dodge Data...
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Projects and opportunities

SANDAG to build trolley underpass at La Jolla Colony Drive

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is starting work to build a trolley underpass at La Jolla Colony Drive. KUSI reports that construction of...
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4LEAF Inc. begins work on $2.9 million Sacramento sewage vault

The city of Sacramento has approved a $2.9 million contract with 4LEAF Inc. to construct a a new sewage vault underneath McKinley Park. The project'...
Rendering of the Los Angeles International Airport's Automated People Mover (Photo: Business Wire)

Ground broken for $4.9 billion LAX Automated People Mover project

Work has started on the Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). The LAX Integrated Express...