International Partnering Institute Recognizes I-580/I-80 Central Ave. Operational Improvements Project

Each year the International Partnering Institute honors project teams and individuals who follow the IPI model and have exhibited the highest levels of collaboration. Ghirardelli was notified that our work on the I-80 / Central Avenue Operational Improvements Project Phase I for the Contra Costa Transportation Authority was nominated and has won the 2019 International…

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Oakland Army Base Infrastructure Project

Ghirardelli provided Construction Inspection Services to the City of Oakland for the Oakland Army Base infrastructure/reconstruction project. We worked closely with Kennedy and Associates, the designated City Engineer’s representative for the project. The project was the first phase in converting 300 acres of the Army’s old 1,800 acre Oakland logistics facility to civilian use as…

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Diamond Springs Parkway Phase 1A State Route 49 Realignment

Ghirardelli was selected by the County of El Dorado to provide construction management services for Diamond Springs Parkway Phase 1A  State-Route 49 Realignment project in Diamond Springs. Diamond Springs Parkway is a future four-lane divided roadway connecting Missouri Flat Road to State Route 49 (SR-49).  The primary purpose of this project is to improve traffic…

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City of West Sacramento, Grand Gateway and Washington District Infrastructure Project Dedication

The City of West Sacramento saw the completion and dedication of the Grand Gateway and Washington District Infrastructure Project in West Sacramento on March 19th. This ambitious and necessary infrastructure project is part of the City’s initiative to inspire growth, improve building and increase permits, attract investors, support walkable, green, and affordable housing, and further…

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Exide Residential Cleanup Project Management Services

Ghirardelli was awarded a two-year contract with a one-year option to extend with the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to support the Exide Division (Project Team) during implementation of the Removal Action Plan. DTSC is implementing a Cleanup Plan focused on sensitive use properties within a Preliminary Investigation Area (PIA), which is the area…

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American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Award

On February 7, 2019, Ghirardelli attended the ACEC California’s 3rd Annual Scholarship Foundation Fundraising Dinner, presenting the ACEC California Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA). This event was held at the Union Square Hilton in San Francisco, and brought the Scholarship Foundation and EEA together to celebrate the achievements of the Engineering and Surveying industries, while supporting…

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I-80 / Central Avenue Operational Improvements Phase 1

Ghirardelli Associates was selected by CCTA to provide construction management services for this project which improves the traffic operations at the I-80/Central Avenue interchange and along Central Avenue between Rydin Road and San Pablo Avenue. The project will be completed in two phases. Phase 1 redirects left turns from westbound (WB) Central Avenue onto I-80…

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Toll Booth Removal Phase 1

In 2014, TCA converted all the toll collection facilities along State Routes 73, 133, 241, and 261 from a cash/electronic toll collection to strictly electronic toll collection through a project called All-Electronic Tolling (AET). After AET was completed, TCA determined additional toll booth removals were needed where dual-lane ramps were encountered. Work included removal of…

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