Friday, January 21, 2022
high speed rail construction update

No new earmarked federal infrastructure funds for California bullet train, but still possibly billions...

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California's high speed rail initiative doesn't see any specific mention or financial carve-outs in the approximately $1 billion bipartisan federal infrastructure funding initiative, but...
infrastructure

Senate passes $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, but there are still hurdles ahead

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California Construction News staff writer With bipartisan support, and over the objections of former President Donald Trump, the US Senate has passed a long-awaited and...
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Materials price increases, supply challenges challenge construction industry: AGC

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Extreme price increases continued in July for a wide range of goods and services used in construction, according to an analysis by the Associated...
sepulveda transit

Metro gives go-ahead for pre-development of two concepts for $9.5 billion Sepulveda Transit Corridor...

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has given two businesses the go-ahead for pre-development work on concepts for the $9.5-billion Sepulveda Transit...
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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,...
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$18.9 million approved for restoring Pigeon Point Lighthouse in San Mateo County

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Pigeon Point Lighthouse in San Mateo County will be restored after $18.9 million in funds were allocated in the California state budget. The 115-tall-brick structure...
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CTC allocates $1.18 billion for infrastructure projects

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The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $1.18 billion for infrastructure projects throughout the state. The commission, which is made up of 13 members, is...
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Environmentalists sue to block demolition of Capitol annex

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An environmental group says it is suing several state agencies to block the demolition of the California Capitol annex. The executive and legislative offices...
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Construction employment declines by 7,000 in June as nonresidential firms struggle to find workers...

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Construction employment declined by 7,000 between May and June as the industry still employs 238,000 fewer people than before the pandemic, according to a...

Los Angeles region gets $48 million in federal funding for transportation infrastructure

U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) announced that nearly $48 million in federal funding has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation to the...

Projects and opportunities

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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...