Tuesday, August 11, 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...
Welder on High Steel - San Francisco

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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

$320 million Elk Grove Hospital project referenced in Dodge Momentum Index

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The $320 million Dignity Health Hospital in Elk Grove is the leading institutional project for July listed by Dodge Data & Analytics in its...
la las vegas rail

Brightline LA-Las Vegas rail project clears $200 million in private equity bonds from Nevada

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The planned Brightline high-speed rail line to connect Southern California to Las Vegas been awarded $200 million of private activity bonds from the Nevada...

Ketter Group proposes 30-unit apartment building for Picfair Village

Ketter Group has proposed a new apartment building proposed for Picfair Village, a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles. The proposed development could bring...