The new Airport Traffic Control Tower at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) was recently recognized as the top engineering project in California in 2015 and was honored with the “Golden State Award” by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced January 26 that along with its contractor, Kiewit Co., it began work on the next milestone at the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway project in Folsom, CA.
While foundation pile work continues on the new $1.2- billion Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project in Long Beach, CA, crews are preparing to build the structure's deck that will rise 205-ft-high over the bay.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority announced January 5 that it has identified California Rail Builders as the Apparent Best Value Proposer for the Design-Build Services Contract for Construction Package 4, the next segment of construction through the counties of Tulare and Kern and the cities of Wasco and Shafter.
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.