Gov. Gavin Newsom May 19 executive order creates an “infrastructure strike team” to identify and expedite key projects, and his plan for a legislative package would further reduce time to move them from planning to construction.
The meltwater from the record-setting Sierra Nevada snowpack presents a flood danger officials are already planning to address.
The project would allow more floodwater to flow into a bypass system during high water events.
Officials say stormwater runoff from two materials sites in San Jose were contaminated by metals.
Despite an uptick in construction starts nationwide last year, the industry’s lingering doldrums continued in California.
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