Mr. Roadshow: Taxing ourselves to fix the traffic problems

Taxing ourselves to fix the traffic problems

Posted by Gary Richards on Jun 15, 2016

For the past four decades, voters in 20 of California’s most urban counties have taxed themselves to widen highways, extend transit lines and fill potholes to the tune of more than $100 billion.Now, rural counties hope to join the list of what are called the self-help counties.
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Rock Star shares secret to success

Rock Star: Raudel Salinas shares secret to success

Posted by Robert Ellenwood on Jun 8, 2016

FAIRFIELD – Safe to say no one likes to be yelled at or put down.Raudel ‘Toby’ Salinas, Jr. once worked for a foreman who cursed commands and was relentless with harsh criticism.That boss didn’t teach or guide. He only motivated through fear.
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Two-man team crushes recycling business

Working Together: Two-man team crushes San Jose recycling business

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jun 3, 2016

SAN JOSE – More than 100 trucks funnel through Graniterock’s recycling facility in San Jose on a solid day, dropping off concrete and asphalt rubble from a job site or picking up recycled material for a project from one of the mountainous stockpiles.
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Major milestone in downtown SJ project

Construction team nails major milestone

Posted by Sergio Rubio on Jun 2, 2016

SAN JOSE - Moving a 6,000-pound brass statue 90 feet isn't as simple as it sounds.
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Tight deadline at Moffett Field no problem

Pushing tight deadline at Moffett Field

Posted by Dennis McElroy on May 20, 2016

MOUNTAIN VIEW - Working nights, weekends and in the rain, the Construction Division has had a hand in transitioning Moffett Federal Airfield into a hub for Google, which entered a 60-year lease for the former military site in 2014.
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Rock Star: The guy you want on your concrete project

The guy you want on your next concrete project

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on May 16, 2016

SEASIDE – Willie Diaz is a salt-of-the-earth kind of guy you’d like to share a beer with or invite on a fishing trip.A true guy’s guy – down to the camouflage seat covers in his Ford F-250 and the room at his Monterey home dedicated to all the ducks he’s shot and stuffed himself.He’s also the guy you want on your concrete project, whether it’s a driveway or runway.
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Hollister runway open for fire season

Runway reconstruction completed in time for fire season

Posted by Spencer Wright on May 4, 2016

The start of California’s fire season drove the Construction Division to work efficiently under a tight deadline to get Hollister Municipal Airport’s runway reconstructed and open again for Cal Fire planes by May 1.
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Downtown San Jose's largest residential project

Graniterock pours for massive project in downtown San Jose

Posted by Zack Booth on Apr 25, 2016

SAN JOSE – Graniterock is helping to reshape San Jose’s skyline by providing 60,000 yards of concrete for the largest residential project ever built in downtown.
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Half Moon Bay bluff gets lift from Graniterock

Half Moon Bay bluff gets lift from Graniterock

Posted by Kyle McLean on Apr 13, 2016

HALF MOON BAY – When it comes to projects that improve the environment and help others enjoy our natural surroundings, the Graniterock Construction Division feels they're second to none.
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Essential keys to working with green concrete

Essential keys to working with green concrete

Posted by Willie Diaz on Apr 11, 2016

There’s no getting around green concrete.More and more construction projects require it and research proves green concrete is a more sustainable building material than traditional concrete.
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