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OAK + BART

OAK + BART Flatiron Builds the Oakland Airport Connector After more than 40 years of discussions, studies, and plans, the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) will put a much anticipated missing link of their transportation system into service in the next few months. Uniting BART’s Oakland Coliseum station to the Oakland Airport,… Read more »

Beat the Heat in Summer Construction

Beat the Heat in Summer Construction By the Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America Summer is coming and with it, energy-sapping heat. For construction laborers and others who work outdoors, or who, regardless of the time of year, work in heat-producing environments, heat is not only uncomfortable, but also dangerous. Heat sickens thousands of… Read more »

California’s Transportation Fiscal Crisis

California’s Transportation Fiscal Crisis by Will Kempton, Transportation CA California is once again facing a funding crisis for transportation infrastructure. Over the past few decades, our industry has championed efforts to provide a continuing source of money to support funding for California’s transportation infrastructure. With gas tax revenues declining, and with the looming sunset of… Read more »

2005 West Pico

Tower General Contractors builds a new home for Laborers’ Local 300 At the June 2008 membership meeting of Laborers’ Local 300, a motion was made, seconded, and carried by the membership. That motion ratified Local 300’s Executive Board recommendation to build a new, state-of-the-art union hall for the membership of the Local. Five years later… Read more »