Friday, January 21, 2022

Crane topples in downtown Sacramento, adding a surprise to 60-year-old civil engineer’s birthday party

A massive construction crane toppled in downtown Sacramento on Aug. 14, adding some bonus excitement to a civil engineer's nearby birthday party but fortunately...
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PA modular builder takes over bankrupt Katerra’s Tracy factory, to resume production

Philadelphia-baed Volumetric Building Cos., a modular builder focused on multifamily housing, has received approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of...
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Environmentalists sue to block demolition of Capitol annex

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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CHSRA requests one-year deadline extension, projects budget increase for track section completion

California is asking the new Biden administration for a one-year extension on completing a section of track for the state's High Speed Rail project...
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$1 billion Aggie Square project in Sacramento could be delayed over affordable housing litigation.

The $1 billion Aggie Square project at UC Davis in Sacramento faces litigation from a coalition of a dozen neighbourhood and activist groups that...
Rendering of Mirasol Village in Sacramento, CA, Courtesy SVA Architects

Sacramento’s Mirasol Village “Block A” nears groundbreaking on 22-acre development

SVA Architects’ site plan for Sacramento’s Mirasol Village Block A—a key piece of the neighborhood revitalization—is being fast-forwarded to join Blocks B and E,...
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Mortenson and Terra-Gen to work on “world’s largest standalone solar and energy storage project”

Terra-Gen, a renewable energy developer and operator, says it has reached an agreement with Mortenson to proceed on the Edwards & Sanborn solar and...
The Railyards

Despite national pull-back, two of nation’s largest construction projects to start in September were...

While construction starts declined significantly in September, two of the largest projects to get under-way last month were in California, Dodge Data & Analytics...
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Granite selected for $257 million State Route 99 rehabilitation project in Fresno

Granite says it has been selected by California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) as the construction manager/general contractor for the $257 million State Route 99...

$1.1 billion Sarcamento UC Davis project to create thousands of jobs — and potentially...

A planned massive development at the University of California Davis campus in Sacramento is expected to create a significant number of construction jobs --...

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Oakland A’s move closer to building waterfront ballpark and mixed-use development

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

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

Skanska says that its program management and consulting group, Skanska Integrated Solutions (SIS), has been selected as the construction management advisor for the Southeast...