Tuesday, June 25, 2024

$1.5 billion announced for 15 port infrastructure projects

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California Construction News staff writer More than $1.5 billion – including $450 million for zero-emission infrastructure, locomotives, vessels and vehicles – will fund 15 projects...

California leads states for monthly construction job gains in May

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California Construction News staff writer Construction employment increased in 42 states and the District of Columbia in May from a year earlier, while only 24...

Feds announce $14 million to build transit in Monterey-Salinas

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California Construction News staff writer The federal government will fund 18 large transit projects in 11 states were recommended last week to receive $4.45 billion...

American infrastructure to be built with American material: President Biden

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California Construction News staff writer The White House has released proposed guidelines that will require use of American-made material in government-funded infrastructure projects. In his State...

Ten West Link starts construction on transmission line connecting California and Arizona

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California Construction News staff writer Vice-president Kamala Harris joined with Arizona and California leaders, members of Lotus Infrastructure Partners, the California Independent Systems Operator (CAISO)...

Construction materials costs fall steeply in December, but contractors wary of price jumps

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California Construction News staff writer Plunging prices for diesel fuel, lumber, and steel cooled inflation for construction materials and services in December, but relief may...
Golden Gate Bridge

Feds announce $400 million for Golden Gate Bridge improvements

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California Construction News staff writer The U.S. Department of Transportation will fund $400 million for a project to replace, retrofit and install critical structural elements...

Feds announce $84 million for drought resiliency projects

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California Construction News staff writer The Department of the Interior has announced $84.7 million for 36 communities throughout the West. Projects include groundwater storage, rainwater...
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Introducing a new construction news release publishing service

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Contractors, architects, building supplies manufacturers, and others associated with the building and construction industry have a new resource available to disseminate their news and...

AGC videos aimed at reducing suicide and addiction among construction workers

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California Construction News staff writer The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America has released a series of videos that feature real construction industry professionals who...

Projects and opportunities

Oakland to sell city’s share of the Coliseum to the African American Sports and...

California Construction News staff writer The City of Oakland will sell its half of the Coliseum property to the African American Sports and Entertainment Group...

Metro’s Eastside Transit Corridor project certified, expected to create 1,500 construction jobs

California Construction News staff writer The Board of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has certified the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for...

Palm Springs seeking proposals for $6 million in community-initiated project funding

California Construction News staff writer The City of Palm Springs Measure J Commission is seeking proposals to receive a portion of $6 million set aside...