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State engineer with global view

Wanderlust and sensibility define Caltrans engineer

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Sep 13, 2017

SANTA CRUZ – The traits and skills that allow Jennifer Wilson to navigate a foreign country on her mountain bike, for months at a time, are the same qualities that make her a well-respected Caltrans engineer.
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New bridge for Santa Cruz

Construction and concrete teams pull together for new bridge in Santa Cruz

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 28, 2017

SANTA CRUZ – The Construction team had to quickly come up with an entirely new plan for a pedestrian/bike bridge over Branciforte Creek when the first pile hole being drilled by a subcontractor – 8 feet wide and 105 feet deep - collapsed due to poor soil conditions.
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Taking care of wide open spaces at Graniterock

Taking care of wide open spaces at Graniterock

Posted by Graniterock on Jul 14, 2017

AROMAS – If you were to pull the curtain back on Graniterock, there would be a few hundred acres of wide open space that are home to deer, rattlesnakes, turkeys, bobcats and other wildlife.
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Construction Division launches drones for safety and efficiency

Construction Division launches drones for safety and efficiency

Posted by Graniterock on Jun 23, 2017

SAN JOSE – Drones have taken off in the Construction Division in a way that’s dramatically improving job safety and efficiency.
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Graniterock safety leaders

20 years without an incident

Posted by Henry Ramirez on Jun 19, 2017

FELTON – Congratulations to the Quail Hollow Sand Plant team for 20 years without a lost time incident.
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Caltrans moves ahead with foamed asphalt CIR

Caltrans moves ahead with foamed asphalt cold-in-place recycling

Posted by Dennis McElroy on Jun 7, 2017

SAN JOSE – With climate change a hot topic all over the world, it’s not surprising new pavement rehabilitation technologies have taken off throughout California in recent years.
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Leadership in the field

Underground foreman builds next generation of construction leaders

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on May 25, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – One of the most important things a foreman can do is take young guys under his wing and put them on a path to success.No Graniterock foreman has worked harder on this front than Darien Shirk.
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Construction workers needed

Hot forecast for construction drives need for people

Posted by Rodney Jenny on May 16, 2017

The construction industry suffered during the Great Recession, and even before that there were enough ups and downs to keep young people from pursuing construction careers. But things are changing, and we need your help to attract young folks into this business because the construction industry is a more attractive choice than it has been in years.
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Great time to join Graniterock

Great time to get hired at Graniterock

Posted by Graniterock on May 14, 2017

Do you like to work outdoors?
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Billions for road repairs

Billions on the way for California's infrastructure

Posted by Keith Severson on May 10, 2017

Finally, some relief is on the way to fix California’s attention-starved infrastructure.After years of stalled funding talks in Sacramento and lack of consensus among lawmakers on how to raise the billions needed to repair our roads, highways and bridges, Gov. Jerry Brown and the legislature struck a 10-year $52 billion transportation deal.
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