Transport Infrastructure

Balfour Beatty bags $203m contract for road project in US

16 Oct 2019 | North America

British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has won a design-build contract worth $203m from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) for the US 70 Improvement Project.

Construction on $255m Edinburgh tram extension to commence in November

11 Oct 2019 | Europe

The Edinburgh City Council, UK, has signed off a programme to commence construction on £207.3m ($255m) Edinburgh Tram York Place to Newhaven project in November 2019.

Contractors shortlisted for $1.2bn rail upgrade projects in Australia

10 Oct 2019 | Asia

Contractors have been shortlisted for two tenders covering three projects for the A$1.75bn ($1.2bn) Regional Rail Revival programme in Victoria, Australia.

Veidekke to build $214m railway tunnel for Bane NOR in Norway

10 Oct 2019 | Europe

Norwegian construction company Veidekke has been selected by Bane NOR, the owner of the railway network in Norway, to build a railway tunnel in the country.

Construction begins on $2.1bn Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Project in US

8 Oct 2019 | North America

Construction has commenced on the $2.1bn Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Project from Glendora to Montclair in the US.

AfDB approves $229m loans for highway expansion project in Kenya

4 Oct 2019 | Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved €209m ($229.1m) loans to fund the expansion of a highway that links major economic hubs in Kenya.

CIMIC’s CPB Contractors selected to build Monash Freeway upgrade in Australia

3 Oct 2019 | Oceania

CPB Contractors, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, has been selected to build the stage 2 of the Monash Freeway upgrade in Australia.

ADB approves £136m loan to enhance road network in Kazakhstan

1 Oct 2019 | Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan worth $167.02m (£135.8m) for a project to revamp and rebuild 89km of road between Aktobe and Kandyagash in Kazakhstan.

UK Department for Transport announces £100m in funding for 18 new road schemes

1 Oct 2019 | Europe

The UK’s Department for Transport has announced £100m in first wave of funding, enabling 18 new road schemes to move to the next stage of development.

Acciona consortium launches Roskilde Fjord highway in Denmark

1 Oct 2019 | Europe

A consortium of Spanish firm Acciona, Belgium-based construction group Besix and Italian general contractor Rizanni de Eccher has commissioned the Roskilde Fjord highway in Denmark.

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