Monday, October 18, 2021
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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...
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...
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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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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...
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...
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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...

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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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...
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...

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LA construction rebounds: $7.3 billion in permits projected for FY 2021-22

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Construction in the first quarters of fiscal year 2021-22 in Los Angeles has rebounded solidly from the same period last year, according to data...
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$87 million in government funding awarded to California urban flood mitigation

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More than $87 million in grant funding has been awarded to a diverse set of projects that will guard against urban flooding and deliver...
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$500 million The Star in Hollywood largest commercial project to enter planning in September...

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The Star, a proposed $500 million office tower on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard, is the largest commercial project in the nation to enter planning stages,...