Friday, May 29, 2020
california high speed rail

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...
long beach CA

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...
wage theft is a crime

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...

Shutdown not: California builders win COVID-19 “essential” exemption

Construction executives and contractors have successfully lobbied to win an exemption to Gov. Gavin Newsom's "stay at home" mandate for work during the COVID-19...
Capitol Annex

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...
cadiz project map

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...
valley vision sacramento construction

There’s a construction boom — and a construction labor shortage — in Sacramento

The Sacramento area has been experiencing a construction boom, resulting in a serious labor shortage. Demand for new homes and retail spaces is skyrocketing as...
california hospital

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...
Calexico border

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...
delta emergency rock

State plans to build Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities at Stockton Port

The California Department of Water Resources is constructing Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities, a flood response base at the Port of Stockton, with...
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Projects and opportunities

Granite wins $10M highway paving contract

Granite has been awarded a contract for the Highway 1 Overlay near Gualala  in Mendocino County by the California Department of Transportation. The $10 million...

San Jose extends construction hours for larger projects

A new emergency order has extended construction hours for large projects in San Jose. The order, signed by San Jose City Manager Dave Sykes last...

Bowe Contractors gets approval for office building

Bowe Contractors has received approval to build an office building in Tehachapi. In a recent meeting, the Tehachapi Planning Commission approved the architectural design and...