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A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

Part Of San Francisco’s Market Street Closed For Weekend Repaving

Intersections will be blocked and Muni buses rerouted this weekend while curb lanes are repaved on Market Street between Fourth and Sixth streets, according to city officials.

07/12/2013

Workers walk on a cable of the newly constructed eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on May 23, 2013. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Official Promises Explanation of Broken Bolts ‘Screw Up’

The status of the anchor rods on the Bay Bridge and an updated construction schedule for the new eastern span are set to be presented at a special meet Wednesday of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

07/10/2013

Firefighters responded to a fire in an elevator shaft at a construction site in San Francisco. (CBS)

8 Hurt In Elevator Shaft Fire At SF General Hospital Construction Site

Seven construction workers and one firefighter suffered minor injuries after a fire broke out at a building under construction at San Francisco General Hospital Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

06/18/2013

Levi's Stadium, 49ers, Santa Clara, construction

Family Demands Answers Following 49er Stadium Construction Site Death

A son of an elevator worker who was killed Tuesday at the construction site for the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara said Wednesday the family is struggling to come to grips with the loss and wants answers.

06/12/2013

California High-Speed Rail

Board Approves Contract For 1st Segment Of California High-Speed Rail Line

The board overseeing California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project approved a contract to start the first construction work for a bullet train in the Central Valley at its meeting Thursday in Sacramento.

06/06/2013

Lanes were shifted on the Richmond-San Rafael bridge for roadwork. (CBS)

Caltrans Warns Drivers About Construction Near Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

On Sunday a quarter-mile stretch of westbound Interstate 580 just east of the toll plaza on the Richmond side was shut down and would remain that way for as long as three months.

06/03/2013

The San Francisco Hall of Justice. (Getty Images)

No Quick Fix For SF’s ‘Dangerous’ Hall Of Justice

San Francisco’s top officials say the city’s Hall of Justice would be dangerously unstable in a powerful earthquake, but hundreds of city workers and jail inmates working and living there could have to wait more than a decade to move out.

06/03/2013

A house under construction in San Mateo was damaged by a fire. (CBS)

House Under Construction In San Mateo Damaged By Fire

Firefighters battled a one-alarm blaze at a home that was under construction in San Mateo Thursday

05/30/2013

SFMOMA (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

SF MOMA Breaks Ground For Expansion, Museum To Close Until 2016

As the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art prepares to close for nearly three years for a 225,000- square foot expansion, a groundbreaking ceremony was held on Wednesday to celebrate the start of construction.

05/29/2013

Transbay Transit Center Construction

SF Public Works Lets Kids Play With Big Machines To Entice Them Into The Trades

The San Francisco Department of Public Works threw open its doors Thursday to let school kids get their hands on big machinery, and just maybe consider a future in the building trades.

05/23/2013

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