More Articles for California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

Federal Railroad Administration awards Caltrans $100 million for new equipment

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 27, 2011

The Federal Railroad Administration has awarded the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) $100 million to purchase new equipment on Amtrak California trains that service the San Joaquin and Pacific Surfliner rail corridors. “California has seen a 60 percent increase in ridership ...

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Caltrans awards Granite $59 million project in CA

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 08, 2011

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has awarded Granite Construction Inc. a $59 million contract by to reconstruct a section of Interstate 5 (I-5) near Sacramento. Granite booked the project into its first quarter 2011 backlog. Scope of the project includes ...

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Caltrans: $25 million in funds available for special needs transportation services

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 25, 2011

Applications are being accepted for $25 million in federal transit grant funds aimed at providing transportation services to persons with special needs, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced on Feb. 24. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310 Elderly and ...

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Parsons Brinckerhoff hires planning director for the California High-Speed Rail project

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 21, 2011

Parsons Brinckerhoff hires planning director for the California High-Speed Rail project

Gregg Albright has been named a senior planning manager in the Sacramento, Calif., office of Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering and program/construction management organization. In his new position, Albright will serve as PB’s planning director for the ...

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Granite Construction awarded $29.5 million highway project in California

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 18, 2011

Granite Construction Company has been awarded a $29.5 million contract by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to construct a new four-lane highway on State Route 78 near the town of Brawley, about 100 miles south of Palm Springs ...

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$46 million in stimulus funds start Presidio Parkway project second phase

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 05, 2011

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (Authority) are one step closer to delivering the second phase of the Presidio Parkway project as they awarded the public-private partnership agreement to the selected bidder, Golden ...

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Caltrans: 90 percent of stimulus money awarded

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 02, 2010

New information compiled by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) confirms that close to 90 percent of California’s transportation projects funded by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) have been awarded to contractors, allowing construction to start. California received more ...

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Granite Construction awarded $22 million highway widening project in California

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 08, 2010

Granite Construction Incorporated announced on June 7 that Granite Construction Co. has been awarded a $22 million contract by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the widening of approximately seven miles of Highway 46 near Bakersfield, CA. Scope of the ...

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Caltrans honors 174 on-the-job fallen workers

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 29, 2010

Today, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) remembered 174 employees who were killed on the job, including two who died this past year. Donald Lichliter, a tree maintenance worker for more than 27 years, was struck by a car and killed ...

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