Gavin Newsom says he would scale back the bullet train and twin tunnels if elected

Los Angeles Times » If Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is elected governor as expected, he’ll keep building the state’s two contentious public works projects: the bullet train and twin water tunnels. But he’ll scale back both. Newsom will concentrate on completing a high-speed rail line from the San Joaquin Valley to the San Francisco Bay Area. As for the beleaguered water project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, Newsom will try to reduce its size to one tunnel.

A Race to the Finish on Oroville Dam Spillway Fix

Engineering News Record » Seemingly chaotic but actually highly choreographed and sequenced, the $1.1-billion Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project moves at an ultra-fast-track pace for one important reason: to repair the structures in time to protect cities, farmland and hundreds of thousands of people downstream of Oroville Dam before Northern California’s rainy season begins in November.

2018-10-08T12:05:01+00:00October 3rd, 2018|California, Dams, Oroville Dam, Project to Watch|

Unbilled Costs Remain in Tutor Perini’s Finances

Engineering News Record » The majority of Tutor Perini’s unbilled costs, or more than $646 million, involve disputes about the scope of work and its cost. Another $334.7 million is made up of unapproved change orders. Tutor Perini, with $5.85 billion in 2017 revenue, is a major contractor on California’s high-speed rail project, among other big public works.

2018-10-08T12:10:43+00:00October 3rd, 2018|California High Speed Rail, Project to Watch|

Take a look at the new $3.8-billion super bridge that will span the Canada-US border (RENDERINGS)

Urbanized » Bridging North America (BNA), a private consortium that will design, build and then operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge over a 30-year period, has released drawings and computer renderings of the structure.

2018-10-08T12:26:49+00:00October 1st, 2018|Bridges, Canada, Gordie Howe International Bridge, Michigan, Project to Watch|
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