Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Senator Jackson’s bill requiring fire-safe building advances

As California grapples with catastrophic wildfires as well as a housing crisis, legislation by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) that puts in place standards...
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Lawyers secure preliminary injunction against the City of San Diego for the Associated General...

Law firm Dykema says it has  represented the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA), San Diego Chapter and AGCA Apprenticeship Program Trust in securing...

San Rafael Highway 101 offramp bridge costs increase by $4.3 million; will be rebid

The cost to replace an aging Highway 101 offramp crossing San Rafael Creek has increased by $4.3 million following issues with construction bidding, according...

Independent contractor status at risk as California legislature reviews new rules

If there aren't major amendments, California's legislature is poised to pass a law (AR-5) that will radically restrict individuals whose work would be qualified...

Proposed shopping center in Anaheim moving forward

Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu wants a long-awaited project to begin construction this year. The project, dubbed 39 Commons, is a shopping center plus homes planned...
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US DOD reports on significant AEC contract awards

The US Department of Defense has issued two significant recent AEC contracts for the San Diego area. Michael Baker International Inc. from San Diego has...
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$4 billion government building boom under-way in Sacramento

The California state government has launched a historic building boom in Sacramento, scheduling roughly $3.4 billion worth of new construction and renovations over the...
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California bullet train consultant put on suspension for ethics review

The California bullet train's top consultant has been put on suspension after a state watchdog agency began reviewing his approval of a multimillion-dollar contract...
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Labor Commissioner’s Office issues citations for unpaid workers at Hollywood, Ventura projects

The California Labor Commissioner's Office has issued citations totaling $597,933 in unpaid wages and penalties to Universal Structural Building Corp. of Chatsworth after 62...
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Some California communities experienced construction boom in past year, others bust, AGCA data

Some areas of California boomed in terms of construction employment in the past year, but others experienced a bust, according to US Labor department...
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Projects and opportunities

Port of Long Beach awards contracts

The Port of Long Beach has committed over $56 million to the construction of a new new on-dock rail support yard through the awarding...

Kiewit-Parsons wins Foothill Gold Line contract

The Construction Authority Board of Directors of the Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair awarded the main design-build contract of...

Retail-office-residential development planned for Millbrae

A new development is going up at the terminus of the he Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in Millbrae. The 17-acre Gateway at Millbrae...