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The Partnership is dedicated to advocating for clean water, safe bridges and roads. They are vital to Southern California’s economy.

A well-designed and maintained infrastructure is essential to our quality of life. With a primary focus on Southern California projects, the Rebuild SoCal Partnership and our community advocates for responsible investment in public infrastructure projects to help fix our aging public systems, while building for our future needs and economic growth.

WHO WE ARE,

WHAT WE DO,

WHY WE DO IT

About Rebuild SoCal Partnership

The Rebuild SoCal Partnership is an organization that represents 2,750 construction firms and more than 90,000 union workers in all 12 Southern California counties. Based in Artesia, California – Rebuild SoCal Partnership is dedicated to working with elected officials and educating the public in Southern California on the continued need for infrastructure funding and to enhance the regions’ workforce development while creating career construction jobs.

Why the #RebuildSoCal Project?

We’ve become frustrated with inactivity. Maybe you have, too? There is a lot of infrastructure work out there that needs to be done and yet politics have gotten in the way.

This project came about as a result of our frustration. Nothing will happen if we all just sit here being frustrated with this crisis. We are making efforts to do something about our failing infrastructure and we need your help. Join the movement and lend your voice. We are here to inform and educate. Share your concerns with others and contact your legislators.

What’s the problem?

We need to trust that tap water, roads and bridges are safe. They are vital to our economic growth.

In 2019, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gave California a C- grade, marking a drop from the C grade received previously in 2012.

Not one of CA’s infrastructure categories was robust enough to earn an A (Exceptional, Fit for the Future) or even a B (Good, Adequate for Now). And several infrastructure sections scored a low D grade, which designates those systems as “Poor and At Risk.”

  • Streets and highways across the state cost motorists $17 billion a year in repairs.
  • Long Beach and Los Angeles roads are some of the worst in the nation according to 2018 TRIP Report.
  • According to The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), the most traveled structurally deficient bridges in the country are on parts of Route 101, Interstate 405 and Interstate 5 in California, where daily crossings are as high as 289,000 per day.
  • $44.5 billion is needed over the next 20 years to repair and upgrade antiquated drinking water infrastructure.

It is necessary to enhance safety, improve communities and get people back to work on infrastructure jobs.

Who are we?

The RebuildSoCal Partnership works in conjunction with organized labor and construction management. We raise public awareness and educate elected officials about the issues impacting the 12 counties of Southern California.

A well-designed and maintained infrastructure is essential to our quality of life. With a primary focus on Southern California projects, we advocate responsible investment in public infrastructure projects to help fix our aging transportation networks, water, sewer and storm drain systems, while building for our future needs and economic growth.

A better understanding of the benefits of infrastructure investments helps to employ more than 90,000 union workers in the 2,750 construction firms of SoCal to fix our important infrastructure.

Videos

Santa Barbara County, CA

Traffic congestion & safety improve with the assistance of SB 1 funding

A 12 mile stretch of highway 101 between Santa Barbara and Carpinteria gets a third lane.

Inglewood, CA

SB 1 helps implement new roads and ramps

Inglewood County construction efforts prove effective as reconstruction of prairie between Manchester and Imperial improves traffic flow for drivers.

Ventura, CA

Roads receive the repairs they need with help from SB 1 funding

Construction crews work tirelessly on a new overlay for Yerba Buena road with safety in mind.

Adelanto, CA

SB 1 improves safety and traffic times on Highway 395

Talents of skilled labor work to create better traffic flow and additional lanes, making for a safer drive through Adelanto.

Carlsbad, CA

Congested corridors get attention thanks to SB 1 funding

Five roundabouts are being installed as part of the $13.6 million La Quinta Village street improvement project.

Carlsbad, CA

North Coast project improves ecosystem, roads and rail

Enhancing transportation corridors and ecosystems with improvements to roads, bike paths, railroad and lagoon in San Diego County.

South Gate, CA

SB 1 improves ADA accessibility and local streets

Providing good-paying jobs for skilled labor and improving Firestone Boulevard, including ADA accessibility.