CEC to Partner with Shimmick on Massive BART Retrofit

BART’s governing board on Thursday approved the more than $267 million contract for California Engineering Contractors Inc. and Shimmick Construction to install an inner steel lining inside the 3.6-mile concrete tube and to construct a new water pumping system. It is the last major contract from BART’s $1.3 billion Earthquake Safety Program

Spans Become Ships...Again

When CEC brought down the Carquinez Bridge spans, they became the subject of a National Geographic documentary. Now CEC is working to bring down even larger spans on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge. Click here to see the video of the latest lowering, and what happens to the steel when the 'ships' reach port.

Bay Bridge Steel Recycling Continues

The Bay Bridge Steel Program, being administered by Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), was created in response to significant public interest from Bay Area artists and creative communities in making steel from the bridge available for repurposing and reuse. The program’s intent is to preserve elements of the original 1936 East Span of the Bay Bridge. Click here to learn more.

Striving With Collaboration

A construction company with Engineering built into the name. A little different, right? CEC is a construction contractor, but we pride ourselves in problem solving and engineering.

Safety is Job One

At CEC we live safety each day. For us, making sure our people, our subs, and the public are safe is not box to check, it’s truly an integral part of the job. It’s the first thing new recruits are taught, and it’s the first thing discussed at the morning meetings.

Quality Access Solutions

Committed to excellence, California Scaffold Services demonstrates a highly experienced, professional approach with an unrivalled dedication in the industry. We have a proven track record for the most challenging locations.


When is comes to caring for the natural resources of our clients and job sites, we are second to none.