Public Works

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Delivering Proven Public Works Success

The leader in general engineering and concrete services, Joseph J. Albanese, Inc. delivers proven public works success, including bridges, overpasses, roads and seismic retrofits.


Functioning as a prime contractor or as a sub-contractor, we deliver multi-scope capabilities with the experience and expertise to get the job done safely, on time and on budget.

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Why Choose Us for Your Public Works Project

We Function as Your General Contractor or Sub-Contractor



We Provide a Single Source for

Multiple Capabilities 


We Have the

Skilled Manpower


We Own Our

Own Equipment



We Get It Done Safely 


We Are Technologically Advanced


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“With more than 65 years in all facets of concrete and general engineering, we deliberately leverage our vast experience to safely and efficiently build public works structures that are both beautiful and functional.”

— Marlin Murray, Project Manager, Joseph J. Albanese, Inc.

Fair Oaks Bridge
Sunnyvale, California

Services: Seismic Retrofit: Bridge Construction, Excavation, DemolitionGrading & PavingStructural ConcreteSite ConcreteSawcutting & Core Drilling




  • Served as the Prime Contractor overseeing 20 sub-contractors

  • Self-performed 60 percent of the job; subcontracted 40 percent of the job

  • Provided efficient coordination and management with the client and sub-contractors

  • Delivered multi-scope capabilities, including delivering seismic retrofitting and bridge safety, widening the bridge for traffic flow and adding a pedestrian walkway

  • Performed excavation shoring to provide temporary falsework utilizing steel and timber platforms to support new concrete placement

Delivered Seismic Retrofit for Earthquake Resiliency on 60-year-old Bridge

Buck Avenue Bridge
Vacaville, California

Services: Demolition, Grading, Structural Concrete, Site ConcreteBridge Construction




  • Functioned as the Prime Contractor for this project and oversaw 20 subcontractors

  • Delivered multi-scope capabilities, giving the city a single point of contact

  • Ensured safety for the area, including public access and traffic control

  • Coordinated and managed all underground utility installations

  • Worked efficiently, completing the job safely, on time and on budget


Delivered Multi-Scope Public Works Project to Improve the Community


Valencia Box Road Culvert 
Aptos, California

Services: Demolition, Structural Concrete, Site Concrete, Shotcrete, Concrete Pumping, Sawcutting & Core Drilling, Grading & Paving, Virtual Construction, Bridge Construction




  • Provided emergency repair to road caused by storm damage

  • Built high-water emergency bypass system to eliminate flooding

  • Excavated 50-foot-deep shored excavation to build new concrete box culvert 

  • Built a temporary 120-foot bridge for traffic flow for residents and school attendees

Redwood Road Bridge 
Santa Cruz Mountains, California

Services: Demolition, Structural Concrete, Sawcutting & Core Drilling, Grading & Paving, Virtual Construction, Bridge Construction




  • Replaced existing single-lane bridge located in a narrow canyon with a two-lane bridge built to Caltrans design specifications 

  • Removed large redwood trees to expand right-of-way while protecting all          other trees

  • Constructed soldier pile retaining wall to begin widening and provide a place to stage materials and equipment while still maintaining access for residents

  • Ensured safety for employees and the traveling public while the entry access was a one-lane road that had to stay open during construction 

  • Performed work successfully in an environmentally sensitive area while under biological monitoring by the County

  • Constructed the new bridge and viaduct, which improved sight distance and gave residents additional turnout for traffic to pass



Redwood Lodge Road Bridge
Santa Cruz Mountains, California

Services: Excavation, DemolitionGrading & Paving, Structural ConcreteSite Concrete, Sawcutting & Core Drilling, Virtual Construction, Bridge Construction



  • Built a new bridge and repaired roads after four landslides

  • Repaired a 5,000-cubic-yard landslide to re-open the road and gain access to construct Acrow bridge at another location

  • Replaced failed 10-foot culvert with a temporary Acrow bridge to enable the damaged road to reopen, allowing traffic flow and emergency access

  • Assembled and launched military-type bridge within rideaway and rolled it into place since there was not enough room to build the bridge on the roadway due to turns

  • Utilized Virtual Construction GPS to model a 5,000-yard landslide removal and repairs

Our Advantage for Public Works Projects:

  • We can function as your Prime Contractor or subcontractor

  • We are a one-stop-shop of multiple capabilities from a single source

  • We have the skilled manpower to get big jobs done

  • We own our own equipment and use the right equipment for the job

  • We are technologically advanced, both in the office and in the field

  • We get it done safely, on time and on budget

Joseph J. Albanese, Inc. delivers multi-scope capabilities from demolition and excavation to grading, paving, structure and site concrete.  Through proactive and flexible coordination with general contractors and other project stakeholders, our team gets it done safely, on time and on budget.

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