The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

June 22, 2009
Caltrans chief hits the road; Caltrans building wins design award

090622 Caltrans HQ in Marysville.jpgThe rumors were true. Caltrans director Will Kempton is leaving next month. Capitol Bureau colleague Steve Wiegand has the story. Read it by clicking here.

Speaking of Caltrans, the department's District 3 Headquarters Building in Marysville has won an award from the Design Build Institute of America. Click here to read the press release from Sacramento-based Turner Construction Co., which helped build the 205,000-square-foot structure.

IMAGE: Caltrans District 3 HQ / Turner Construction Co.

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog and a companion column in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at (916) 321-1043 and at


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