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Union Sues to Halt Privately Funded Road Project

State engineers, who are missing out on much of the design work, are suing to stop California highway project.

December 01, 2010

For construction workers in California, the new highway being built to the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco should have been great news—bringing thousands of jobs at a time when the state is furloughing workers to cope with a record deficit.

But the "Gateway to San Francisco" is being built in a partnership with foreign investors under a new law that allows private firms to build public roads in California. And state engineers, who are missing out on much of the design work, are suing to stop it.

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--Wall Street Journal

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