Sunday, January 29, 2023

BTF and NSBIF parter to bolster Northern California construction workforce

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California Construction News staff writer The Building Talent Foundation (BTF) and North State Building Industry Foundation (NSBIF) have partnered to create a sustainable homebuilding workforce...
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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...

Single bore tunneling to be used for San Jose BART extension construction expected in...

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California Construction News staff writer An independent study has confirmed that the single bore tunnel method an be used for the BART (Bay Area Rapid...

Oakland awarded $500,000 grant to expand high speed internet access

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California Construction News staff writer A $500,000 grant from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will help the City of Oakland expand affordable, highspeed internet...

Agreement ends decade-long building drought in North San Jose

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California Construction News staff writer After four years of threatened lawsuits, the City of San José  and the County of Santa Clara have reached an...

Largest river restoration project in U.S. history to begin in California and Oregon

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California Construction News staff writer Final approval was announced last week for a transformative dam removal project that will revitalize nearly 400 miles of the...

Ordinance makes it easier to replace gas stations and parking lots with housing in...

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California Construction News staff writer The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has approved a housing ordinance to make it easier to build housing to replace...

State awards San Jose $19.9 million to buy downtown motel

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California Construction News staff writer San José will use $19.9 million from the state to buy the 72-room Pacific Motor Inn for interim housing for...

Construction company owner pleads guilty to bid rigging and bribery

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California Construction News staff writer A construction company owner is the third person to plead guilty in a bid-rigging and bribery scheme involving California Department...
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City of Oakland and BIPOC developers awarded $50+ million for affordable housing

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California Construction News staff writer The State of California has awarded the City of Oakland and its developer partners $50 million to support the construction...

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Officials tallying storm damage expected to top $1 billion

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California Construction News staff writer Officials are adding up the damage to the state’s infrastructure and assess the impacts of recent winter storms that caused...

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)...

San Francisco approves extension for 55-story residential tower

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California Construction News staff writer The San Francisco Planning Commission recently approved a four-year extension for 10 South Van Ness, a 55-story flatiron style tower...