A contract for the construction of the OC Streetcar was awarded Monday by the Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors.
Walsh Construction’s bid of $220.5 million was selected to build the 4.1-mile route from central Santa Ana west and northwest to Harbor Boulevard in Garden Grove.
The total cost of the project is expected to be $407 million, with funding coming from a mix of local, state and federal sources. Construction is expected to begin this year, with testing and operations starting 2021, according to the OCTA.
Tina-Pacific housing project on Stanton agenda
A public hearing will be held on Tuesday (Sept. 25) at the Stanton City Council on a proposed 83-unit affordable housing project in the Tina-Pacific neighborhood.
The council will consider several actions, including a disposition and development agreement with Tina Pacific I Housing Partners, LP for design and construction of the project.
The council meets at 6:30 p.m. in its chambers at City Hall, 7800 Katella Ave.
Hotels give $100,000 to local groups
Hotels in Garden Grove – through the Garden Grove Tourism Promotion Corporation – on Sept. 11 donated a total of $100,000 to four local non-profit organizations.
Checks for $25,000 each were awarded to:
- Boys and Girls Club of Garden Grove
- Garden Grove Community Foundation
- Helping Others Prepare for Eternity (HOPE)
- Orange County Food Bank.
The presentation was made at the Marriott Suites on Harbor Boulevard at Chapman Avenue in the Grove District of the Anaheim Resort.
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