Wednesday, June 3, 2020
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Construction union/management group joins LA Economic Resiliency Task Force

The Southern California Partnership for Jobs (SCPFJ) says it it has been invited to join the Los Angeles County Infrastructure Development/Construction working group that...
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Labor unions in San Francisco celebrate PLA introduction; $628.5 million in infrastructure allocations

Organized labor in San Francisco is celebrating success in the implementation of a citywide Project Labor Agreement (PLA). The implementation required more five years of...
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BFBC gets $569 million for border wall construction

BFBC LLC, which is part of Barnard Construction, won a $569 million for design-build construction of 17.17 miles of border wall. Work will be performed...
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LAX projects among largest permitted by LADBS in first quarter

Here are the top five construction projects, as reported by the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS). Notably four of the five...

San Jose approves mixed-use affordable project

The San Jose City Council has approved the construction of a six-story, mixed-use affordable housing development in the Willow Glen neighborhood. Dubbed Meridian Apartments, the...
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California defense construction contracts: $569 border wall project awarded to Montana contractor

BFBC LLC, an affiliate of Barnard Construciton Company, from Bozeman, Montana, has been awarded a $569 million modification  to contract W912PL-19-C-0014 to build  17.17...

Construction flaws delay $2.06 billion Crenshaw rail line project two years beyond original schedule

Construction problems will delay the opening of the $2.06 billion Crenshaw rail line through South Los Angeles until mid-2021, two years later than the...
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OC Streetcar work accelerates with COVID-19 traffic reductions

Orange County’s transportation agency is pushing ahead with its construction projects – in some cases gaining speed while roads are unusually clear – but...
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Newsom declines to introduce strict state-wide COVID-19 construction shutdown rules

Gov. Gavin Newsom says that that California will not follow the lead of states like New York or regions like the Bay Area that...
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Berkeley’s construction restrictions reflect Bay Area guidelines

While most of the state has relatively relaxed rules for construction work during the COVID-19 crisis, the hard-hit San Francisco Bay area has imposed...
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Metro seeking public input on $400 billion transportation plan

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The Metro’s board of directors authorized the release of the updated draft 2020 Long Range Transportation Plan, a $400-billion, 30-year transportation blueprint for Los...
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Granite wins $16 million contract related to Cosumnes Bridge Replacement Project

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Granite says it has been awarded the Child Project 4 (CP4) portion of the construction contract of the Cosumnes Bridge Replacement Project by the...
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Domos buys 410 North Rossmore in Los Angeles; announces upgrade plans

Atlanta-based residential developer Domos Rossmore has formed a joint venture with Beverly Hills-based ESI Ventures with the purchase of 410 North Rossmore in Hancock...