Category Archives: Corpus Christi Construction

Would You Make This Trade? The City Might

John Kelley During the January 21 City Council meeting two seemingly unrelated items were brought up, the La Volla Creek drainage project and a City surplus land sale. The engineering contract for the drainage project was passed with much applause from the Council as an answer to the flooding of the Los Colonias, Los Encinos subdivisions and the La Molina

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Analysis: Ahuja Appointment To Port Commission Might Be A Good Thing. How It Came To Be Might Be Another Question

Corpus Christi City Council gave the nod to local businessman Ranjan Ahuja to serve as one of the appointed port commissioners for the city of Corpus Christi. In doing so they also gave the boot to incumbent commissioner Al Jones, who has served on the commission as a city appointee since last year when he replaced Wayne Squires, who resigned.

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Is the North Beach Canal project dead?

It seems like the North Beach Canal project in Corpus Christi is dead for the moment and nobody is really certain as to what the future holds. While the threat of flooding still looms it seems that the money and overall interest in the entire project might have finally dried up instead.

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Governor Sends Funds For Improvements At NASCC

On Monday, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the City of Corpus Christi has been awarded a $901,952 grant to replace the natural gas system at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. As Vice Chair of the Senate Finance Committee during the 2019 legislative session, Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa supported an appropriation of $30 million for the Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance

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Double Digit unemployment remains a problem across the Coastal Bend as businesses remain cautious about making new hires

A monthly report released by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi shows that Corpus Christi’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 stalled in November but the housing market remained solid.  The monthly report says that foot traffic and sales at local stores and restaurants stayed mostly flat during the month before Thanksgiving and that has created some workforce related issues as a strong

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Steel Dynamics Announces Steel Operations Leadership Appointments

Steel Dynamics announced today leadership appointments for the company’s new Southwest-Sinton Flat Roll Steel Division, its Columbus Flat Roll Steel Division, and a new position for the company’s flat roll steel metallics strategy.  “I am excited and pleased that our ongoing talent development and succession planning efforts have provided these outstanding internal leaders to help ensure our ongoing success,” said

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Laguna Shores Construction Project Well Underway

Drive out towards Flour Bluff these days and you see construction and detour signs detailing the route around the construction that is taking place along Laguna Shores Parkway. What might seem like a burden to some is really a welcome relief to others and it was no easy feat getting to where the project is today.  Back in September Corpus

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Top Story: Federal Agents Search Home Of CCISD School Board Trustee And A Local Construction Heavyweight

Federal agents on Tuesday searched the home of longtime Corpus Christi Independent School District Trustee John Longoria and the offices of Fulton Construction in what appeared to be a connected investigation.  Just before 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Federal authorities sent out a notice that they were at the locations conducting what they called “lawful” court action. As is typical with

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Council District 4 Could Prove To Have Some Roadblocks For Smith But It Is Nothing He Can’t Overcome

In the race for Corpus Christi City Council District 4 there are 4 candidates, including incumbent Greg Smith. For the most part there wouldn’t usually be much of a race there but this time it is drawing some attention and that could mean a couple of things. Smith has a lot of success to hang his hat on this term

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Tropical Storm Gamma Forms Off The Yucatán

Tropical Storm Gamma has formed off the Yucatán this evening. Data from recon aircraft found a fairly well defined center and winds of tropical storm force. We just aren’t too worried about direct impacts to our coastline because steering currents and dry air are not working in favor of the system. It will likely cross the Yucatán near Cozumel on

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