Palo Alto Officials Make Moves To Reduce Construction Waste In LandfillsThe Palo Alto City Council on Wednesday enacted sweeping changes to how homes are demolished and built within the city, hoping to reduce the amount construction waste that ends up in landfills.
Urban Garden In San Jose May Get Bulldozed For New DevelopmentA local San Jose community garden that has weathered storms and drought is facing it’s most dire threat yet: demolition and development.
Mountain View Residents Fight Back Against Plan To Demolish Apartment ComplexResidents of a Mountain View apartment building that might be demolished to make way for luxury townhomes are fighting against the plan, arguing that it threatens middle-class housing in their city.
Crews Begin Demolition Of Scorched Concord Construction SiteDemolition crews in Concord made progress Thursday clearing the debris left by massive fire that destroyed an apartment complex under construction early Tuesday morning.
Demolition of Old Bay Bridge Completed After Short Delay for Interloping SealCaltrans completed the process of demolishing the remaining foundations of the old east span of the Bay Bridge on Saturday with the implosions of the last two remaining piers.
Caltrans Implodes 3 of 5 Old Bay Bridge Concrete PiersThis is the fifth implosion to occur in the demolition of the old Bay Bridge's 13 concrete piers. The next demolition is scheduled for Nov. 11.
Third Section Of Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge Brought DownCaltrans crews demolished the third section of the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge near Big Sur Wednesday afternoon.
Crews Make Progress With Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge DemolitionIt could take crews until the end of the week to finish tearing down the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge near Big Sur.
Middle Section Of Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge Near Big Sur DemolishedThe demolition of the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on State Highway 1 in Monterey County continued over the weekend and will continue into this week.
1.7 Million Pound Bay Bridge Truss Being Removed, RecycledThe recycling of the old Bay Bridge continues Tuesday with the removal of a massive steel truss.
Demolition Of Apartment Building On Eroding Seaside Bluff In Pacifica BeginsCrews on Saturday began tearing down a second vacant apartment building that massive erosion had left teetering on the edge of a cliff in the city of Pacifica.
Crumbling Cliff Prompts Demolition Order For Another Pacifica Apartment BuildingMore apartments are going to be reduced to rubble in Pacifica.
Speeding Up Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge Piers Could Save Millions Of Dollars, Transportation Officials SaySome transportation officials are hoping the removal of the old Bay Bridge can be sped-up in order to save millions of dollars, but some Bay Bridge staff are skeptical of moving up the timeline.
Old Bay Bridge Pier Imploded With Hundreds Of Underwater Explosive ChargesCaltrans demolished the largest remaining pier of the old Bay Bridge's eastern span Saturday morning using nearly 600 explosive charges over a period of roughly six seconds.
Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life DangerCaltrans is seeking permits to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge with explosives, a procedure that could be dangerous to native marine mammals, but Caltrans officials say it would have the least impact on bay wildlife.