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30 month road project shuts down 710 Freeway ramp in Long Beach

LONG BEACH (CNS) – The connector between the southbound Long Beach (710) Freeway and westbound Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach will be closed for 30 months beginning Saturday as part of the $1.2 billion Gerald […]

05/10/2014

Interstate 405

405 Sunset offramp reopened today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Sunset Boulevard offramp from the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway reopened today following a roughly four-month closure for reconstruction. The rebuilt ramp is roughly 60 percent longer, allowing for more […]

11/25/2013

The Forty-Niners' new stadium project is seen on Oct. 14, 2013, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Mathew Sumner)

2nd worker dies at 49ers stadium construction site

  SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Construction is slated to restart Tuesday at the new $1.2 billion San Francisco 49ers showcase stadium after police and fire investigators determined a truck driver’s death was a workplace […]

10/14/2013

Former President Jimmy Carter speaks at the "Let Freedom Ring" ceremony, Aug. 28, 2013, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. (WhiteHouse.gov video still)

Carter: Feds need to invest in affordable housing

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter says he would work as harmoniously as he could with Republicans and Democrats in Congress to secure more federal funding for affordable housing if he were […]

10/07/2013

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I-405 closure is latest weekend freeway shutdown

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) – In what’s become a rite of summer in Southern California, construction will force the weekend closure of one of the nation’s busiest stretch of highway, threatening to create massive tangles […]

08/17/2013

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I-215 reopens quickly after big rig hits bridge

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — Interstate 215 is open again well ahead of schedule after a big rig smashed into a bridge construction project in Riverside County. Transportation officials had said after the Tuesday morning crash […]

07/09/2013

Final piece of spire is hoisted to the roof of One World Trade Center during construction, New York City. (AP Photo)

US flag-covered spire hoisted to NY’s WTC roof

NEW YORK (AP) — A crane has hoisted a U.S. flag covered spire to the top of New York’s One World Trade Center, under construction at the site of the Sept. 11 attacks. Construction workers […]

05/02/2013

Fwy-closures

OC freeways will see overnight closures this week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several Orange County freeways and connectors will see overnight closures this week due to a major construction project.

01/21/2013

NYC crane collapses at construction site; 7 hurt

NEW YORK (AP) —A 200-foot crane collapsed onto a building under construction near the East River waterfront Wednesday, injuring seven people, three of whom needed to be extricated from underneath the fallen machinery.

01/09/2013

Crane dangles from NYC high-rise, clearing streets

NEW YORK (AP) – A construction crane atop a $1.5 billion luxury high-rise in midtown Manhattan collapsed in high winds Monday and dangled precariously, prompting plans for engineers and inspectors to climb 74 flights of […]

10/29/2012

US builders trimmed work for second month

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. builders trimmed their activity for a second straight month in August as a solid gain in home construction failed to offset declines in nonresidential activity and government projects. The Commerce Department […]

10/01/2012

Ford Amphitheatre has construction plans

(CNS) – Ford Amphitheatre in the Hollywood Hills will undergo construction to improve its stage and floor beginning in October, immediately after the close of the outside theater’s summer season, officials announced today. The construction […]

07/05/2012