On August 28 2023, Marathon Construction Corporation was privileged to welcome the honorable Mike Levin, U.S. representative for California’s 49th congressional district, for a tour of the San Dieguito Lagoon Wetland Restoration Project Phase II. Read more here and here.
Marathon Construction was honored to be the “Star of the Show” at the John Deere 2023 Con Expo. Watch the video here.
Lake Hodges Dam repair continues Reservoir closed for recreation because of lowered water level Read more here
A high-production job like the San Dieguito Lagoon Restoration Project calls for expertise from both the contractor and its equipment dealer. The earthwork portion of this eight-year project will take approximately two years of digging in the the water table, so each heavy piece of machinery needs to exert the lowest ground pressure During the… [Read more]
Marathon Construction Corporation was awarded a sole-source contract by the City of San Diego to perform emergency repair work on the Lake Hodges Reservoir Dam in Escondido. Project information can be found on the City website as well this video on YouTube.
An excavator works on Phase II of the San Dieguito Lagoon Wetland Restoration Project in North County on Wednesday. One of the things the project will do is convert around 84 acres of former agricultural land into tidal wetlands. Read all about it here
The American Public Works Association (APWA) honored the San Elijo Lagoon Restoration as Project of the Year in 2021! The ongoing and momentous restoration project would not be possible without the work from SANDAG and Caltrans Build NCC, The Nature Collective, Marathon Construction, and the joint venture: Flatiron, Skanska, Stacy and Witbeck (FSSW). Read all… [Read more]
Like the Ballona Wetlands and most other southern California tidal wetlands, San Elijo was gradually filled in over a century. Bulldozers unfilled it over the past 18 months. Full Patch Article
Marathon Construction Co. of Lakeside on Thursday was awarded its latest Pentagon contract — a $7.37 million job to repair the quay wall at Naval Base San Diego. The work provides for the renovation of several sections of the “deteriorated” quay wall along the piers, including repair of the quay wall substructure, steel sheet piles,… [Read more]
2018-07-20 Union Tribune Sand replenishment project — part of lagoon restoration — complete BY PHIL DIEHL Officials celebrated the completion of another big North County beach replenishment project Tuesday and a milestone in the $120 million restoration of the San Elijo Lagoon. To prepare for the restoration, workers dug nearly 440,000 cubic yards of clean sand… [Read more]
2018-07-17 Cardiff State Beach Awarded One of Nation’s Best Restored Read story on the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy blog.
CARDIFF STATE BEACH NAMED ONE OF NATION’S BEST RESTORED North County Beach Sand Replenishment Efforts Complete As surfers and early morning beachgoers made their way down the Cardiff State Beach strand, local elected officials and representatives from SANDAG, Caltrans, the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association, California State Parks, and the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy… [Read more]
See story at NBC San Diego.
RESTORATION GROUNDBREAKING 29 November 2017: 11 am -1 pm Ceremony at San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center
Busy week getting ready for the SELR Restoration. Close to contract execution and start of construction!
Del Mar Times by Joe Tash A construction crew is digging up thousands of cubic yards of dirt from a former parking lot next to the Del Mar Fairgrounds as part of an ambitious plan to restore the property to a tidal wetland, as it existed long before humans began developing the North County coast…. [Read more]
AGC recognized 15 member companies with an Aon Build America Award. For more than 20 years, these prestigious and coveted awards were given to projects selected by a panel of a contractor’s toughest critics: other contractors. Here are this year’s winners.
The Associated General Contractors of America San Diego chapter honored local companies for excelling in business, striving for safety and making personal contributions during the group’s recent annual installation dinner.
Coastal wetlands project shows progress halfway to completion DEL MAR – The birds are already casing the place, despite the rumbling excavators and bulldozers busily digging and hauling soil along a network of dirt roads. They are endangered California least terns, and when the machinery is gone, there will be nesting sites for them and… [Read more]
$86M job is to restore 440 acres of San Dieguito River Valley DEL MAR —- Attention coastal commuters: That fleet of heavy equipment clearing brush and digging holes in the San Dieguito River Valley at Via de la Valle is not preparing the ground for a shopping mall.
DEL MAR —- After nearly 15 years of planning, legal wrangling and securing permits, an $86 million restoration of the San Dieguito Lagoon is to begin this month. Read full article here.