With new construction projects going up throughout California, the state is under immense pressure to find new construction workers in the building trades. Employment projections remain strong with the $37 billion in infrastructure bonds and $2 billion per year in transportation funding that were approved by California voters in November 2006 along with 10 counties approving sales tax increases for another $15 billion to improve transportation infrastructure. With this construction work in the pipeline over the next 10 years, the estimated need for 144,000 new construction workers may be conservative.
If you are curious about the world of construction, check out these high profile projects past and present.
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