Sunday, August 1, 2021

Trump administration pushing for $1.3-billion Shasta Dam expansion

The Trump administration is pushing for a $1.3 billion expansion of the 602-foot Shasta Dam in Northern California, according to the Los Angeles Times. The...

Turner selected to build $520M office tower in Sacramento

Turner Construction Company has announced that the California Department of General Services selected a design-build partnership of Turner and AC Martin to deliver a...

Housing will be big challenge for California’s next governor

In his recent article in Calmatters, Dan Walters discussed how the next governor of California is going to deal with the state’s housing shortage...

New information on Bullet train construction

The California High Speed Rail Authority says that the California High-Speed Rail Project will cost at least $77.3 billion — roughly $13 billion more...

New steel tariffs will hurt construction firms, says construction industry group

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA)  says it is concerned about President Trump's proposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum products. In response to...

California City Council approves bid for sewer project construction

The California City Board of Aldermen approved a bid for construction of the Northwest Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project, News Tribune has reported. The project will...
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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...
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California’s $54 billion plan to build roads will boost state’s construction sector

A new report suggest that California’s $54 billion plan to repair/build roads and bridges will boost the state’s economy, including the construction sector, by...
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Riverside County hikes construction budget for John J. Benoit Detention Center to $340.6M

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors has increased a $10.2 million budget increase to build the John J. Benoit Detention Center in Indio. Originally, the...
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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...

Projects and opportunities

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Swinerton Construction to compete $60 million Seton Medical Center renovation

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AHMC Healthcare says it has launched a $60 million project to modernize and seismically retrofit AHMC Seton Medical Center in Northern California. The year-long renovation started...
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Billion dollar San Diego project among largest in nation to start in June: Dodge

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Several of the nation's largest construction projects started in California in June, although the overall construction volume declined across the nation, according to Dodge...
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BART speeds up $3.5 billion infrastructure repair and improvement because of COVID-19 reduced service...

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More than one-quarter of the infrastructure projects on which BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) is working with Measure RR funding have now been completed,...