Benefits of Consultant Support for your Projects

Why spend money on a project manager for your paving project or any project for that matter? An independent project manager will provide objective analysis and oversight of the project budget as well as the quality of the finished project. As you begin your community street pavement and resurfacing improvement process,…
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Alternative Housing Trends: Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

What is an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)? Exactly what the name implies; these are structures built on the same lot as separate, typically larger, single-family detached dwellings (SFDs). ADUs are fully self-sufficient dwellings with the same necessities found in SFDs, Condominiums, Apartments, etc. ADUs vary in size, but with zoning…
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SoCalGas Meter Locations

Determining the correct location of gas meters is an often-overlooked step. Gas meter specifications and requirements, while not as seemingly daunting as other utilities, can become a hindrance if not planned for in advance. Meter set assemble requirements (as shown in the exhibit) encompass the meter, riser, fittings, etc., and…
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AB 930 – A Contractor’s Sigh of Relief

California Government Code 4216 prescribes the requirements for various excavation activities. Among other things, it outlines an excavator’s obligation to notify the appropriate regional notification center PRIOR to any planned excavation, and the operator’s requirements to participate and share in the costs of such notification centers (excluding the Department of…
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5 Habits of a Successful Construction Project Manager

Five Habits of a Successful Construction Project Manager Selecting the right Construction Project Manager for your construction plan can save you time, energy and money. You want to find someone with extensive experience, who understands your vision, and will work with you to create the best outcome. To ensure each…
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Why Hiring a Bond Exoneration Expert Matters

Why Hiring a Bond Exoneration Expert Matters Exonerating surety bonds can many times be an afterthought after construction projects are complete and homebuilders or developers have moved on to other projects.  When projects have not been formally turned over to the various agencies holding the bonds this exposes the parties…
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