'Super Wood' Could Replace Steel, Engineers Say"This new way to treat wood makes it 12 times stronger than natural wood and 10 times tougher," the University of Maryland's Liangbing Hu said in a press release.
Water Main Break in Carmichael Creates Traffic MessA water main break at the intersection of Fair Oaks Boulevard and Grant Avenue is causing significant traffic delays.
Construction Jobs On The Rebound With Industry Eager For WorkersIt’s a dilemma facing dozens of construction companies in the area—after years of soft building and layoffs, now they need more workers.
$4 Billion Later, World Trade Center Transit Hub OpensThere will be no ribbon-cutting celebration when the train station's grand hall, called the Oculus, opens this coming week because the head of the bistate agency that controls the hub has blasted it as a "symbol of excess," with runaway costs approaching $4 billion.
Leak Found At Folsom Dam Spillway Construction SiteCrews are inspecting a leak at the new spillway construction site next to Folsom Dam.
Sacramento Training Center Aims To Fill California Construction Worker ShortageThe non-profit, Northern California Construction training is making sure students’ measure up to the task.
Getting Answers About The Across The Top ProjectThey may be trying, but Caltrans can’t ignore driver’s frustration and confusion. And neither could we when we started getting so many emails, with some asking why it’s taking so long and why aren’t more people working on the project.
Carpenter Fired After Releasing Racoon Caught At Job SiteA carpenter who removed and then released a trapped raccoon that was on a San Francisco job site was fired for his actions.
Bonney Field Expansion Project BeginsExpansion work has begun on Bonney Field at Cal Expo. Sacramento Republic FC had a great first year. It won the league championships and sold out each game.
Noisy Construction In CeresCeres homeowners say they are losing sleep because of a city construction project where the work on drilling a water well often doesn’t start until close to midnight.
112 Unlicensed Contractors Caught In Sting Across 7 California CitiesState officials say they have nabbed 112 unlicensed contractors as part of a sting targeting illegal home repairs in seven cities.
Investigation Finds No Retaliation For Bay Bridge WhistleblowersA California Highway Patrol investigation has found Caltrans did not retaliate against employees who raised concerns about construction defects on the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.