Transport Infrastructure

WSP to manage construction at Tucson Airport in US

12 Aug 2019 | North America

WSP USA, an engineering and professional services consultancy, has been selected by the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) to provide programme management and construction management (PMCM) services for its Airfield Safety Enhancement (ASE) Program at Tucson International Airport, US.

Gatwick Airport unveils £1.11bn five-year investment plan

9 Aug 2019 | Europe

Gatwick Airport in the UK has unveiled plans for a £1.11bn Capital Investment Programme (CIP) in automation and technology.

Port of Long Beach, California selects HDR to design £716.2m rail project

9 Aug 2019 | North America

The Port of Long Beach in California has selected construction consulting firm HDR to design the $870m (£716.2m) rail project that can reduce bottlenecks at the container port.

India approves construction of £398m Vaibhavwadi-Kolhapur railway line

8 Aug 2019 | Asia

The Government of India has approved the construction of a 108km-long railway line between Vaibhavwadi and Kolhapur in the state of Maharashtra.

Swank Construction selected for I-70 bridges upgrade project in West Virginia, US

8 Aug 2019 | North America

The West Virginia Department of Transportation in Virginia, US has awarded a contract to Swank Construction to upgrade over two dozen bridges along the Wheeling corridor of Interstate 70 (I-70).

AfDB approves £80m funding for Ethiopia-Djibouti transport corridor project

7 Aug 2019 | Africa

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has agreed to provide loan of $98m (£80.5m) to the government of Ethiopia to fund the first phase of the Ethiopia-Djibouti Road Transport Corridor Project.

BIAL secures £1.1bn financing for Kempegowda airport expansion project in India

7 Aug 2019 | Asia

Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has raised INR102.06bn (£1.1bn), marking the financial closure of the INR133.52bn (£1.5bn) expansion of the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) in the Indian state of Karnataka.

Bombardier consortium wins £3.7bn contract to build two monorail lines in Egypt

6 Aug 2019 | Africa

Canadian manufacturing group Bombardier Transportation, in consortium with Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors, has signed a contract worth more than $4.5bn (£3.7bn) for the construction of two new monorail lines in Egypt.

UK govt to invest £24m in new road in Wokingham

5 Aug 2019 | Europe

The UK government has agreed to invest £24m in constructing a new relief road in Wokingham to reduce congestion, increase employment and create opportunities for greener forms of travel.

SMHC selected for £11.7bn Bulacan Airport in Philippines

2 Aug 2019 | Asia

Philippines’ conglomerate San Miguel (SMHC) has been selected by the Philippines’ Department of Transportation (DOTr) for the construction of the $14.3bn (£11.7bn) Bulacan Airport in the Bulacan province of the Philippines.

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