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Project Success: Morro Bay Transit Hub Ribbon Cutting


On June 28th, 2023, at 9:00a.m., The City of Morro Bay Public Works Department invited stakeholders, team members, and the public to a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the recently completed Transit Hub project. The Hub serves as a key connection point for the City’s local Morro Bay Transit service, Regional Transit Authority (RTA) interregional service, and San Luis Coastal Unified...

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Cannon Remains a “Best Place to Work” for Third Consecutive Year


For the third year in a row, the Pacific Coast Business Times (the Times) has recognized Cannon as one of the best places to work in the Central Coast Tri-Counties of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. Cannon ranked among top businesses from Ventura to Paso Robles as one of the best places to work with 35 employees or more. As...

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ASCE SLO Branch Awards Honor Local Projects


On May 18th, 2023, several projects were awarded honors by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) San Luis Obispo Branch. The following agencies earned recognition in various categories: • California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly): Fremont Hill Landslide Stabilization Project • City of San Luis Obispo: Tank Farm and Orcutt Road Roundabout, and • MI San...

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Central Coast Branch APWA honors Cal Poly Fremont Slope Stabilization Project


Cannon’s Cal Poly Fremont Slope Stabilization project has been awarded the APWA Project of the Year in the Disaster Relief >$15m category. In February of 2017, a 1950’s landslide was reactivated behind Freemont Hall during the heavy 2016-2017 rainy season. The slide forced the immediate evacuation of Fremont Hall, which sat vacant until September 2022. The initial emergency response included...

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Cannon’s Holiday Cheer Meets Charitable Giving


Cannon believes that there is no better way to give during the holiday season than to give to those who truly need it. The 2022 holiday season was no exception – Cannon raised and donated $1,150.00 to charitable groups in November and December. Cannon kicked off the holiday giving in November with our No-Shave November campaign. No-Shave November, also known...

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Main West Tank Project Wins Two ASCE Awards


Each year, the American Society of Civil Engineers announce awards at branch, regional, and state levels to recognize individuals and projects that advance the civil engineering profession. This year, The City of Paso Robles claimed the Outstanding Water Project Award for their Main West Tank project at both the San Luis Obispo branch and greater Los Angeles Section levels. The...

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Fremont Hall Restoration Project Success


California Polytechnic State University’s (Cal Poly) Fremont Hall dormitory, which was built in the late 1950s, was impacted by a slow-moving landslide and was immediately evacuated. Now, with the completion of a project that stabilized and restored the slope and surrounding hillside, the dorm is renovated and safely occupied after three years of vacancy. The landslide occurred during February 2017...

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Cannon Fights Hunger with Canned Food Drive and Donations


One in seven Americans struggle with hunger. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, over 42 million people currently experience food insecurity, including a potential 13 million children (read more about this topic here). That’s why every year in October, Cannon commences our annual Canned Food Drive. Between October 10th and October 28th, employees collected food items and monetary donations totaling $1,100...

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9th Annual Cannon Coaster Ride Traverses Moss Landing to San Luis Obispo


In September, Cannon’s team of cycling enthusiasts, the Cannon Coasters, traversed more than 150 miles of the scenic California State Highway 1. The route through Big Sur is known for its winding turns, seaside cliffs, and views of the misty coastline. Coasters commenced day one of their three-day trip in Moss Landing, riding their first 60-mile segment to Northerly Big...

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Cannon’s 12th Annual Well Worth It Drive-Thru BBQ: A Smokin’ Success!


For the twelfth year running, Cannon hosted their Well Worth It Drive-Thru BBQ in the last week of July to raise awareness and funds for the global water crisis. This year’s Drive-Thru BBQ raised a successful $8,500 to be directly donated to clean water infrastructure projects through Cannon’s charitable partner, charity: water. In total, 250 tri-tip dinners were sold, 30 donations...

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