Friday, January 21, 2022
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VTA to award first two major contracts for $6.8 billion BART extension

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The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is expected to issue its first two major contracts next summer for the construction of BART’s extension...
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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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High-speed rail project likely faces additional $1 billion cost increases: LA Times

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The California bullet train is facing at least another billion dollars of proposed cost increases from its contractors, following a history of sharp cost growth...
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Nonresidential construction spending declined 0.4% in August: ABC

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National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.4% in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of data published Oct. 1 by the...
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Newsom signs housing affordability laws, but critics say they overreach and won’t solve the...

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation allowing the construction of duplexes on most properties with one home but an analysis indicates that only...
405 improvement project

Feds provide as much as $628.93 million in financing for Orange County I-405 Improvement...

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The U.S. Department of Transportation says its Build America Bureau has provided a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act TIFIA direct loan of up...
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San Jose selects multidisciplinary team for green stormwater infrastructure projects

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The City of San Jose has engaged a team of engineers, modelers, and scientists to provide professional consultancy services on projects to implement its...
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$870 million Long Beach port project delayed for completion of Environmental Impact Statement

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A $870 million rail project at Long Beach’s port complex has fallen behind schedule, as port authorities wait for U.S. Maritime Administration to approve an Environmental...
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New laws move through legislature to cut through local zoning rules and increase affordable...

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California legislators are moving forward with two measures designed to cut through local zoning ordinances, to overcome increasing home prices, homelessness, and an affordable...
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BIASC sues City of Calabasas over denial of 77-acre property development

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The Building Industry Association of Southern California (BIASC) says it has filed litigation against the City of Calabasas for what it says is a recent...

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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...