Category Archives: Construction

High-Speed Rail Board Completes Environmental Clearance in Northern California

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Board of Directors today certified the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIR/EIS) and approved the approximately 43-mile project for the San Francisco to San Jose section. This action completes the environmental clearance for high-speed rail in Northern California and extends environmental clearance to […]

The most recession-proof sectors for construction

Contractors’ safest bet remains federally funded work, while private jobs could dry up during a recession, experts say.  Whether a recession hits the economy in the near term remains under debate, but industry experts suggest now is the time for construction firms to prepare to weather a slowdown.  Learn more: