Category Archives: General Contracting

NTP received for BART Site Hardening Project

BCI recently received a NTP from Bay Area Rapid Transit for the Site Hardening of 3  Stations – Civic Center Station (SF), Downtown Berkeley, and 19th Street (Oakland). This $2.7 million contract will include installation of various hardening devices and … Continue reading

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Rinconada WTP Generator Installation

Below are some pictures from a recent Generator and Fuel Tank installation at the SCVWD Rinconada WTP in Los Gatos, CA. This unique installation involved separating a 2000KW Diesel Powered Portable Generator from its trailer assembly and installing the Genset as a permanent unit … Continue reading

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Oakmead Pump Station Update

Below are some pictures showing the removal of (2) 1000HP engines at the Oakmead Stormwater Pump Station in San Jose, CA.

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Rinconada WTP Update

Below are two progress pictures showing the work inside the existing substation, as well as new ductbank and foundation work for the new standby generator that will be installed shortly. This work is in preparation for a 96-hour plant-wide shutdown in December, … Continue reading

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NTP issued for Backwash Pump VFD Replacement

BCI has received Notice to Proceed for the replacement of (2) Backwash Pump Variable Frequency Drives at the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency. Work includes includes demolition of the existing drives, reconfiguration of the (E) housekeeping pads, installation of … Continue reading

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Port of Oakland Shore Power Project

  BCI was recently awarded the Shore Power Common Utility System Project at the Port of Oakland. This fast track, $1,000,000 project, involves installing 1000mcm 15kV Cabling, 12kV Switchgear, and electrical ductbanks to support future Shore-to-Ship power projects. Work is … Continue reading

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BCI awarded Oakmead Phase III Project

The third and final phase of the Oakmead Engine Replacement project was recently awarded to BCI. This $650,000 project will replace the final 2 engines at the Oakmead Storm Pump Station. Below are before and after pictures of an engine … Continue reading

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BART 480V Switchgear Replacement Phase II

This $6,000,000+ project includes replacement of aging electrical distribution panels and switchgear at 18 BART stations throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Work includes de-energizing power to each station, which is only allowed during non-revenue hours. With work at 15 stations … Continue reading

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BART 34.5kV Cable Upgrade

Work is now fully underway on the BART 34.5kv Cable Replacement project. This contract, in excess of $9,000,000, is the first phase of a series of projects planned for the replacement of aging power cables throughout the entire BART system. Work … Continue reading

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Rinconada WTP Electrical Upgrades

BCI was recently awarded a $3.8 million dollar contract to upgrade the aging primary electrical, standby power, and PLC systems at the Rinconada WTP in Los Gatos, CA. Originally 4 separate projects, this larger, combined project allows BCI the ability to coordinate … Continue reading

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