Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Los Angeles City Council approves $4.9B contract to build airport train system

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to approve a 30-year $4.9 billion contract with LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) to design, build, finance,...

Trump administration pushing for $1.3-billion Shasta Dam expansion

The Trump administration is pushing for a $1.3 billion expansion of the 602-foot Shasta Dam in Northern California, according to the Los Angeles Times. The...

New information on Bullet train construction

The California High Speed Rail Authority says that the California High-Speed Rail Project will cost at least $77.3 billion — roughly $13 billion more...

Oroville Spillways phase 2 update — $870 million project makes progress

Here's a video from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) showing construction progress on the $870 million Oroville Dam Spillways project. The video citation...
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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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Katerra raises $865 million as it redefines the construction industry

Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry, says it has raised $865 million in a Series D funding round led by the SoftBank...

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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New report: Rent revenue, budget cuts could fund maintenance of public academic infrastructures

A $47.2 billion budget is required for the update and maintenance of existing infrastructure at the California Community Colleges, University of California, and California...
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Elon Musk submits building permit application for LA tunnel

The Boring Company, a firm created by Elon Musk to build a network of tunnels under Los Angeles, has filed a building permit on...
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LA officials weigh rezoning plan allowing denser developments around Expo Line stations

Los Angeles officials have reportedly been weighing the Exposition Corridor Transit Neighborhood Plan, which will allow denser commercial and residential development within a half-mile...
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San Diego State could begin stadium construction next month

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The California State University is expected to begin construction on 35,000-seat stadium in Mission Valley in the first week of August, reports The San...
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San Francisco receives $130 million in state funding for affordable housing, transportation and infrastructure...

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San Francisco's mayor says the city has received more than $130 million in state funding for affordable housing, transportation, and infrastructure projects. More than...
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San Diego County airports get over $12M for infrastructure projects

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The U.S. Department of Transportation announced infrastructure grants totaling about $12.3 million for three San Diego County airports. Gillespie Field will receive just over $6.5...