Friday, January 21, 2022
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$250 million Redlands Passenger Rail breaks ground in San Bernardino County

Construction has started on the $250 million Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County. Granite says it has been awarded a $21 million contract...
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Labor Commissioner’s Office files $6.3 million misclassification and wage theft lawsuit against contractor

California's state Labor Commissioner's Office (LCO) has filed a lawsuit against Calcrete Construction, Inc. seeking $6,300,338 for multiple wage theft violations affecting a group...
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Replace State Capitol Annex with new $543 million building: CSHQA

CSHQA in Sacramento has recommended that the California's government demolish the 66-year-old Capitol Annex in Sacramento, and replace the building with a new $543...
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Long Beach PLA analysis anticipated

A new analysis of Long Beach city government’s project labor agreement (PLA) — including the degree to which the policy has promoted local hiring...
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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...

Walsh wins $220.5 million construction contract for Orange County’s streetcar

The board of directors of the Orange County Transportation Authority recently awarded a contract for the construction of the county’s first modern streetcar to...
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California Hospital in downtown LA prepares for major earthquake-resistance expansion

Dignity Health's California Hospital Medical Center in downtown LA will soon start a major redevelopment project to modernize and meet state regulations. The hospital has...
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Steel tariffs: What will their consequence be for California’s construction industry?

How much will President Trump's plans to implement a 25 per cent tariff on imported steel and 10 per cent on aluminum cost California's...
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Blueprint 2025 US infrastructure coalition requests administration action on Cadiz Water Infrastructure Project

Blueprint 2025 says  that it joined the North American Building Trades Unions( NAABTU) in a written request to the Secretaries of the U.S. Departments...
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DHS gives go-ahead to Calexico border wall stretch: Contract award expected in November

The Trump administration has waived environmental laws and other reviews to replace a small stretch of border wall in Calexico, the second time it...

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Oakland A’s move closer to building waterfront ballpark and mixed-use development

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Oakland's planning commission on Jan. 19 signed off on a 3,500-page environmental impact report that moved the Oakland A’s another base closer to building...
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Santa Monica starts work on $72 million water treatment plant, Olympic Well Field

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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)...

Skanska selected to oversee construction advisory services of Southeast Los Angeles Cultural Center

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Skanska says that its program management and consulting group, Skanska Integrated Solutions (SIS), has been selected as the construction management advisor for the Southeast...