Cardiff City Council leader Councillor Huw Thomas has called for a new £1bn transportation plan, including a light rail/tram network connecting major population centres and new suburbs in west to Cardiff Central, to cut congestion and improve air quality in the Welsh capital.
Strabag Rail, a subsidiary of Austrian construction firm Strabag, has secured a contract worth €150m (£134.6m) for the modernisation of a railway section in Czech Republic.
The Armadale Access Alliance has won a contract worth A$134m (£75m) from the McGowan Government in Western Australia for the Armadale Road to North Lake Road bridge project.
The New Zealand Transport Agency has selected Advance consortium, comprising Fulton Hogan, HEB Construction, Aurecon and WSP-Opus, as the preferred alliance to deliver Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway project.
Full-service infrastructure consulting firm T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) has announced the opening of the new Samuel De Champlain Bridge over the St. Lawrence River in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) and the Alaska to Alberta Railway Development Corporation (A2A) have signed an agreement to build a 1,500-mile rail connection between Alaska and Canada.
A joint venture of Implenia and Acciona has been awarded a contract worth €650m (£582m) to build Sandbukta - Moss - Såstad (SMS 2A) project, a new railway line through the town of Moss in Norway.
African Development Fund (ADF) has given its approval for a loan of $81.67m (£64.3m) to co-finance sections of the 695km Eastern Corridor road in Ghana.
Sub-national transport body Midlands Connect, in partnership with Network Rail, has submitted £2bn Midlands Rail Hub plan to the UK Department for Transport, which includes improvements to transform east-west connections on the Midlands’ rail network.
Virgin Trains USA, an express inter-city rail system, has broken ground on a project to build a fast rail route between Miami and Orlando in the US state of Florida.
Projects overseen by the company include bridges, spanning roads, valleys and water; planning and constructing commercial and industrial zones; conveyance and storage systems for the water industry; roads; urban development and regeneration; architec ...