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GAI Awarded Washington District Sustainable Community Infrastructure Project

  Due to its age and the demands of urban development, additional strain has been revealed in the Washington District’s infrastructure, including inadequate water, sewer, storm drain, and transportation backbones. Substantial utility and street improvements are needed in order to accommodate existing and alternative modes of travel in the neighborhood. Ghirardelli Associates was selected by…

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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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eBART Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

BART held a community ribbon-cutting celebration on Friday, May 25, 2018 at the new Antioch Station featuring free preview train rides and local entertainment. The BART to Antioch extension (eBART) began carrying riders in East Contra Costa County on Saturday, May 26, 2018. The new service between the Pittsburg/Bay Point Station and Antioch is 10…

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GAI Awarded Lower Berryessa Creek, Phase I and II

Ghirardelli Associates was selected by Santa Clara Valley Water District to provide construction management services for the Lower Berryessa Creek Phase I and Phase II project in Milpitas. It will provide 100-year flood protection to approximately 1,800 homes, schools and businesses in Milpitas. Phase 1 included work on Lower Berryessa Creek from Penitencia Creek to…

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SR241 Wildlife Protection Fence Project Wins Award

​The Wildlife Protection Fence Project wins The Innovative Transportation Solution Award at the Annual WTS-OC Awards Gala. The $10 million fence project consists of 6.5 miles of fence on both sides of SR241 with heights ranging from 10 to 12 feet depending on the terrain and location. The anticipated fence effectiveness is a 90%-95% increase in undercrossing utilization…

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Construction Project Taking Flight In Marin

The Central Marin Ferry Connection Multi-Use Pathway is taking flight with this incredible drone video. The video gives you a view of the project from an unusual vantage point. Ghirardelli Associates is working with Marin County Department of Public Works Department providing Construction Management services on this $17-million dollar project. About the Project The CMFC project…

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Oakland Office Has Moved 3 Blocks South

The new office is located in the Rotunda Building at 300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 229. The building is located on 16th Street between Telegraph Ave. and San Pablo Ave. Parking is available at the parking garage at 14th Street and Clay Street and also in the Rotunda Building garage. New Address: 300 Frank…

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2013 Grand Boulevard Award!

Congratulations to the City of Palo Alto and our construction management team for their participation on the El Camino Real/Stanford Ave Streetscape Improvements project. The awards recognize projects and public agency plans in the El Camino corridor that exemplify the Grand Boulevard Initiative’s Guiding Principles. Read more: http://www.grandboulevard.net/about-us/guiding-principles.html

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