News Releases

February 2016
Orange County Waste & Recycling Central Region Landfills
The County of Orange, Waste & Recycling Department selected SIMPLUS for a three-year contract to manage construction at the North Region landfills, including the Olinda Alpha Landfill in Brea, California. The project includes Construction Management and Quality Assurance/Control services for Phase II, Partial Final Closure and other miscellaneous projects. The contract value is $3 million.

January 2016
Signal Hill Public Library
The City of Signal Hill re-initiated Simplus’ contract to provide Project Management services for the design phase of the new public library.  Simplus was awarded the Project Management contract back in 2011.  Work on the project was suspended in 2012 due to the elimination of Redevelopment Agency funding by the State of California.  The State of California recently released the funds to the City for the completion of this important project.

December 2015
City of Long Beach DeForest Wetlands Restoration Project
The City of Long Beach selected SIMPLUS to provide Construction Management services for the DeForest Wetlands Restoration Project.

December 2015
City of Anaheim On-Call Construction Management Services
The City of Anaheim selected SIMPLUS to provide Construction Management services for several capital improvement projects.

October 2015
Port of Long Beach On-Call Construction Management Services
The Port of Long Beach selected SIMPLUS as one of five firms to be awarded a three-year on-call construction management services contract.  SIMPLUS teamed up with Cardno for risk management services, Criterium for claims and litigation support services, RailPros for rail inspection services and O’Connor Construction Management for cost estimating and scheduling services.

April 2015
Port of Los Angeles On-Call Construction Management Services
The Port of Los Angeles selected SIMPLUS as one of five firms to be awarded a five-year on-call construction management services contract.  SIMPLUS’ first assignment is construction management support for the TraPac Terminal  Administration Building and Main Gate project.  The Administration Building is a 21,170 square foot, Gold LEED facility.  Other project elements include a Yard Operations Building, Guardhouse, Drive Services Building, a Main Gate, Pedestrian Bridge and a four-acre parking lot.

July 2015
Orange County Waste & Recycling Central Region Landfills
The County of Orange, Waste & Recycling Department selected SIMPLUS for a three-year contract to manage construction at the OCWR Central Region landfills, including the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill in Irvine, California. The project includes Construction Management, Quality Assurance/Control and Archaeological/Paleontological services for Phases VIIIB-1, VIIIB-2 and Phase VIIIA Excavation for Liner Construction. The contract value is $6 million.

March 2015
Project Achievement Award, Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
The CMAA presented the Port of Long Beach and SIMPLUS a 2015 Project Achievement Award in the category of Transportation/Port at the $11 to $50 million project level, for the $24M Berths 132-140, Pier T Port of Long Beach Shore to Ship Power Retrofit Program. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in the practice of construction management.

June 2013
Orange County Waste & Recycling North Region Landfills
The County of Orange, Waste & Recycling Department selected SIMPLUS for a two-year contract to manage construction at the OCWR North Region landfills, including the Olinda Alpha Landfill in Brea, California. The project includes Construction Management, Quality Assurance/Control and support services for the Phase 1 Partial Final Closure of the 69-acre front face.  Key issues include maintaining uninterruptable landfill methane gas flow to the Broadrock gas to energy facility adjacent to the landfill. The contract value is $3 million.

December 2012
Signal Hill Police Station & Emergency Operations Center
SIMPLUS provided program and construction management services for the design and construction of this new LEED certified $9.1 million police station and emergency operations center located in Signal Hill, California. The City’s “Grand Opening” for the public was in January 2013. SIMPLUS continued its program and construction management services for the demolition of the existing police station. A new City library will be constructed on the site of the demolished police station.

November 2012
Port of Long Beach Fireboats for Fire Stations 15 & 20
The Port of Long Beach selected the team of Jensen Maritime Consultants and SIMPLUS to provide construction management services for the construction of two new fireboats to provide a platform for countering the threat of natural and man-made hazards. The new boats are designed to enhance capabilities in fire services, security, command and control, emergency medical services, fire suppression, search and rescue, detection of and operation in, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear environments (CBRN), pollution control, and underwater search and recovery. The vessels will be 108 feet in length with a pumping capacity of 40,000 gallons per minute, making them the largest fireboats on the Pacific Coast of the U.S. The construction value of the two vessels is $53 million.

November 2012
Orange County Waste & Recycling Central Region Landfills
The County of Orange, Waste & Recycling Department selected SIMPLUS for a three-year contract to manage construction at the OCWR Central Region landfills, including the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill in Irvine, California. The project included Construction Management, Quality Assurance/Control and Archaeological/Paleontological services for Phase VIIIC Excavation for Liner Construction, East Flank Landslide Remediation, Wetlands Basin Construction, West Channel Realignment, and East Canyon Excavation and Buttress Construction. The contract value was $5.2 million.

October 2011
Port of Long Beach Shore to Ship Power Retrofit Program
As the prime, SIMPLUS led the CM services for the $19M Pier A and the $24M Pier T Port of Long Beach Shore to Ship Power Retrofit Program. The program consisted of retrofitting the existing wharfs, including the construction of underground electrical structures, relocation of embedded utilities and wharf modifications for vaults, construction of equipment foundation pads, fence and bollards, installation of shore power outlet vaults on the wharf faces, electrical switchgear, power substations, all associated conduits, electrical cables, ducts and connections, and installation of fiber optic cables and data link network systems.

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