Rail authority approves advancing $77 billion bullet train project to Bakersfield

The California High-Speed Rail Authority announced that its board of directors certified the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report for the Fresno to Bakersfield Project...
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National construction starts decline again in September following July and August slow-down: Dodge

New construction starts in September fell 5% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $709.6 billion, according to Dodge Data...

Sterling Construction wins $17 million contract for Valencia water project

The Los Angeles County Sanitation District has awarded a $17 million contract to Sterling Construction’s affiliate Myers & Sons Construction for additions and modifications...
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Expert panel says San Francisco’s building codes need to be rewritten and tall buildings...

An expert panel says San Francisco’s building codes are inadequate to deal a large earthquake's aftermath and called for both the inspection and retrofitting...
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Labor groups including SBCTC join fight against Proposition 6

California's State Building and Construction Trades Council (SBCTC) and the California Labor Federation (CLF) say they strongly oppose Proposition 6 on the November ballot. The...

$47 million grant announced for Interstate 5 improvement project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has received a $47-million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Interstate 5 Golden State...

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...

San Diego approves $614 million loan for water project construction

The San Diego City Council has approved borrowing $614 million to start construction of the city’s recycled drinking water project. The loan, from the U.S....
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CityBuild: Training San Franciscans for construction careers

Public radio KAWL in San Francisco has published/broadcast an extensive report about CityBuild, a program to train San Franciscans in construction skills. In this 18...

San Francisco approves $6 billion rail tunnel route

The San Francisco Transportation Authority has voted to approve the construction route of if $6.1-billion tunnel project. The tunnel is designed to connect trains from...
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SANDAG to build trolley underpass at La Jolla Colony Drive

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is starting work to build a trolley underpass at La Jolla Colony Drive. KUSI reports that construction of...
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4LEAF Inc. begins work on $2.9 million Sacramento sewage vault

The city of Sacramento has approved a $2.9 million contract with 4LEAF Inc. to construct a a new sewage vault underneath McKinley Park. The project'...
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Ground broken for $4.9 billion LAX Automated People Mover project

Work has started on the Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). The LAX Integrated Express...