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Biondi Paving & Engineering is a Fully Licensed and Insured, Family Owned Paving Company serving the Sacramento area.

Paving projects require an experienced, professional team that knows what they are doing. Don’t leave your driveway or parking lot in the hands of a new company who may have never done a project like it before. Call someone who has “been there, done that” and can approach your project with excellence.

With over 70 years of experience helping customers in our area, we’re confident we can handle any paving project you have in mind - all while providing great customer service at rock-solid pricing you can count on.

About Biondi

Based in Sacramento, our mission is to safely provide high quality general engineering services on time, delivering the best value to you. A family tradition of serving with instilled core values since 1948, we are motivated to share our knowledge gained over the decades. We aim to give you, our customer, an exceptional experience and outstanding results!Based in Sacramento, our mission is to safely provide high quality general engineering services on time, delivering the best value to you. A family tradition of serving with instilled core values since 1948, we are motivated to share our knowledge gained over the decades. We aim to give you, our customer, an exceptional experience and outstanding results!

Amedeo Biondi 1948-1954

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Gene Biondi 1955-1985

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Steve Biondi 1986-Present

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Insurance:

Broker Of Record:
Interwest Insurance Services
PO Box 255188
Sacramento Ca 95865-5188
(916) 488-3100

Workers Compensation:
Artisans Insurance LTD
A Member-Owned Group Captive Program
Specific Excess Reinsurance coverage by Zurich North America
Mike McStocker, CPCU – mmcstocker@iwins.com

Commercial General Liability & Auto Insurance:
ASDA West
Asphalt Surface Development Association
Regional Purchasing Group
$2Million Commercial Liability Limits / $5Million Excess Liability Umbrella
Greg Scoville – gscoville@iwins.com

Bonding:
Great American Insurance Company
A.M. Best# 002213
Rating A
Financial Size Category: XIII ( 1.25B- 1.5B)
Renee Ramsey, Administrator – rramsey@iwins.com

Financial:

D-U-N-S # 041649369
Business Lending
Confirmation Letter

Bonding Reference Letter:

What Our Customers Say...

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"Biondi Paving & Engineering did our site work, they did an excellent job. On time, on budget and high quality!"

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About Pipeline Contractor

What exactly is a Pipeline Contractor?" "pipeline contractor designs and constructs pipelines for the transport of fluids, including oil, natural gas, or other liquids, for the conveyance of other materials, such as water or asphalt, for the storage or production of other products, such as gasoline, diesel, bio-diesel, or other combustible materials." A pipeline is basically a system that transport liquid from one point to another. There are many different types of pipelines, some of which can be seen below:

Oil & Gas - Oil companies rely on pipeline contractors to oversee the construction of their petroleum carriers, converting sea water into diesel, and transporting petroleum products from wells to refineries. In addition, there are offshore oil companies that depend upon pipeline contractors to construct their vessels, rigs, platforms, and underwater drilling equipment. Safety and security are of utmost importance to these companies as well as to the millions of marine species that exist beneath the ocean's surface. To meet this end, oil companies require pipeline contractors to obtain both a C-34 license (approved by the Canadian government) and an NPDES permit. A C-34 license is valid for operations up to the date of cancellation; an NPDES permit is valid only for on-site construction activities. Oil pipelines are constantly being inspected to ensure safety and security.

Natural Gas - Similar to oil, natural gas is transported from well to well and back to well. This transportation method is widely used throughout the United States. As natural gas is transported from deep wells, it is important that pipeline contractor agencies abide by strict guidelines, including those related to the handling, storage, and disposal of natural gas. As this is a very important transportation medium, pipeline construction companies must also be adequately trained in this area of the natural gas industry.

Transportation Safety - In addition to the aforementioned natural gas pipeline construction, the transportation of liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) and other products that utilize LPG gas as a fuel is another issue in the United States. In this regard, the transportation industry requires contractors to be trained and certified in hazardous occupations to perform this type of work. Additionally, this training and certification programs require pipeline construction companies to have a specific number of employees or workers that are dedicated solely to serving these specific clients. While there are no federal guidelines pertaining to the size of a pipeline company's work force, most states require pipeline construction companies to hire permanent employees, which can increase operating costs and hinder growth opportunities for new companies. Similarly, companies that contract out their hazardous work may not be as stable or profitable as companies that dedicate all of their energy to pipeline construction activities.

Fuel Storage and fueling - One of the most important aspects of fuel transportation in the united states is fueling infrastructure, including fueling stations, truck stations, fueling distribution hubs, and even individual homes and offices. Additionally, the fuel pipeline construction industry serves as a vital link between these companies and consumers. In some cases, the fuel distribution companies act as brokers that deliver gasoline and diesel from refineries, manufacturers, and storage providers to consumers. In other instances, fuel companies to own, maintain, and manage fueling infrastructure. Regardless of which organization manages fuel logistics pipeline companies must work with these entities in order to properly deliver goods and services to their clients.

There are many other factors to consider when choosing pipeline contractors. However, these three main issues rank high on the list of priorities for pipeline contractors nationwide. As a result, pipeline construction projects often run into financial difficulties within the first few years of operation. In addition, a poorly-managed pipeline project can impact local commerce and reduce job opportunities for local residents. Although the current financial and economic climate does not appear to be a prevalent issue currently, it may be a wise decision for companies considering pipeline installation to research the market before making any major investment decisions. Doing so can ensure that the chosen company has the financial resources necessary to safely and efficiently complete any pipeline projects, regardless of the current conditions of the economy.

 

About Florin

During the early 20th century Florin's economy focused on agricultural production. Strawberries were the most common produce grown. Japanese immigrants were the dominant group in Florin and they were the predominant farmers in Florin, making the area noted for being a Japanese immigrant community. This immigrant group's rendering of land in Florin had some popular renown. "In his report to Governor William Stephens, Colonel John P. Irish, president of the California Delta Association, described Japanese triumph: 'They [the Californians] had seen the Japanese convert the barren land like that at Florin and Livingston into productive and profitable fields, orchards and vineyards, and intelligence of their industry.'"

The presence of Japanese immigrants in Florin was not always met with such good will as expressed by Colonel Irish. "As soon as a Jap can produce a lease," the Sacramento Bee warned, "he is entitled to a wife. He sends a copy of his lease back home and gets a picture bride and they increase like rats. Florin [a valley farming town] is producing 85 American-born Japs a year." This article was in critical response to the Gentlemen's Agreement of 1907 between the US and Japan.

Local and federal treatment of Nisei (Japanese immigrants and US-born Japanese Americans) in Florin took a drastic downturn upon the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the subsequent war between the US and Japan. At the time, about 2,500 Florin residents were Nikkei, forming a majority of the town's population. With a little fear and a lot of racial hostility, the federal government sent Japanese and Japanese Americans to internment camps according to FDR's Executive Order 9066. Florin Japanese American resident and educator Mary Tsukamoto recalled "everyone was given short notice for removal. Signs had been nailed to the telephone poles saying that we had to report to various spots." Florin's Japanese and Japanese American residents were forced to "register as families. We had to report to the Elk Grove Masonic Building where we were given our family numbers, No. 2076." The Elk Grove Masonic Building referred to by Tsukamoto was located in neighboring Elk Grove near a railroad station where the Florin residents were shipped in rail cars to distribution hubs. At these distribution hubs Florin's residents of Japanese descent were then sent to internment camps far from the coast.

The internment forever changed the character of Florin. Japanese and Japanese American residents had to sell their property within only a few days and often at prices far below their fair market value. When the Japanese and Japanese Americans were released from the internment camps some were able to return to Florin and start over. Most had to move on to other areas. Florin ceased to be a Japanese American community as it was before the internment.

The 2010 United States Census reported that Florin had a population of 47,513. The population density was 5,459.7 inhabitants per square mile (2,108.0/km2). The racial makeup of Florin was 15,034 (13.0%) White, 7,521 (12.5%) African American, 543 (2.6%) Native American, 13,605 (35.8%) Asian, 815 (2.6%) Pacific Islander, 6,756 (14.2%) from other races, and 3,239 (7.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13,048 persons (29.3%).

The Census reported that 47,212 people (99.4% of the population) lived in households, 294 (0.6%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 7 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 14,804 households, out of which 6,434 (43.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 6,551 (44.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2,972 (20.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 1,317 (8.9%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 1,077 (7.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 127 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 3,173 households (21.4%) were made up of individuals, and 1,322 (8.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.19. There were 10,840 families (73.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.71.

The population was spread out, with 13,801 people (29.0%) under the age of 18, 5,154 people (10.8%) aged 18 to 24, 12,447 people (26.2%) aged 25 to 44, 10,747 people (22.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 5,364 people (11.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32.1 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

There were 16,070 housing units at an average density of 1,846.6 per square mile (713.0/km), of which 8,173 (55.2%) were owner-occupied, and 6,631 (44.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.3%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.9%. 24,612 people (51.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 22,600 people (47.6%) lived in rental housing units.

As of the census of 2000, there were 27,653 people, 9,165 households, and 6,571 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,896.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,890.4/km2). There were 9,606 housing units at an average density of 1,700.8 per square mile (656.7/km). The racial makeup of the CDP was 41.59% White, 18.75% African American, 1.25% Native American, 19.55% Asian, 0.87% Pacific Islander, 10.97% from other races, and 7.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.83% of the population.

There were 9,165 households, out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% were married couples living together, 20.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.51.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 32.2% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $33,793, and the median income for a family was $35,924. Males had a median income of $31,505 versus $27,874 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,606. About 16.8% of families and 21.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.1% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.

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