Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Homebuilders release study about prevailing wage laws, construction costs and impact on housing prices

The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization supporting the construction industry though scholarships, research and education, has funded a study conducted by the...
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Caltrans to start work on 32 major “fix-it-first” projects with $690 million in funding

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) have given the go-ahead for $690 million in funding to allow the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to start...
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Construction employment booms 20 percent in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metro area

California's Inland Empire and Bloomington, IL have experienced the largest metro-area year-over-year employment gains in June, according to an analysis of federal employment data...
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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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Are ICE agents showing up at California construction labor dispute proceedings?

Federal immigration agents have shown up twice at California labor dispute proceedings to apprehend undocumented workers, in what state officials believe may be cases...
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San Francisco Public Utilities Commission awards $939 million water pollution control plant project

MWH Constructors and Webcor Builders, in a construction joint venture, have been awarded a $939 million contract by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...
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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...

$285 million in fast track roadwork projects outlined as SB1 law goes into effect

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) and the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) have announced the fast tracking of “fix it first” construction work and...

Foothill Gold Line video: Connecting with contracting opportunities

The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority says it has released a new and informative video: "Building the Foothill Gold Line from Glendora to Montclair"...

Working on the Lake Oroville Spillway: DWR video

California's Department of Water Resources (DWR) has posted some update videos on the Lake Oroville Spillway repair progress. The aging Oroville Dam, the tallest dam in...
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Foothill Gold Line project between Glendora and Pomona starts construction

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Major construction has started on the four-station Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Glendora to Pomona. The 9.1 mile project is expected to be...
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Granite awarded $63 million construction manager/general contractor contract for Cosumnes Bridge Child Project 6

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Granite says it has been awarded the Child Project 6 (CP6) portion of the Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) contract of the Cosumnes Bridge Replacement...
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Ventus gets approval for $450 million project in Los Angeles

A new project is set to begin construction near the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. Ventus Group has received the city's permission...