Transport Infrastructure

ADB lends $75m for Pakistani road upgrade project

27 Feb 2019 | Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed a $75m loan agreement to widen and upgrade 42km of the Mardan-Swabi road in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan.

Graham to deliver Tilbury2 port terminal project

26 Feb 2019 | Europe

British construction company Graham has been appointed by the Port of Tilbury to deliver a new multimillion-pound port terminal, Tilbury2.

Work on Segment 2 of I-75 modernisation project in US set to begin

26 Feb 2019 | North America

Work on Segment 2 of the $224m I-75 modernisation project in Oakland County, Michigan, US, is set to commence on 28 February 2019.

Construction begins on road corridor project in Qatar

26 Feb 2019 | Middle East

Work has begun on Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor, a 25km road project in Qatar from Hamad International Airport to Umm Lekhba Interchange (known as Landmark Interchange) on Doha Expressway, coinciding with the celebrations of Kuwait’s National Day.

Flatiron Construction chosen low bidder for California rail project

25 Feb 2019 | North America

Flatiron Construction, a major infrastructure contractor based in the US, has been named apparent low bidder on the Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County, California.

Arcadis to work on phase I of Chicago transit project

25 Feb 2019 | North America

Dutch firm Arcadis has been selected as managing partner of Elevated Solution Partners, a joint venture with Jacobs and Ardmore Roderick, to serve as owner’s representative of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) programme.

Philippines set to break ground on $6.8bn Metro Manila Subway

22 Feb 2019 | Asia

Construction on the $6.8bn Metro Manila Subway in the Philippines will commence on 27 February 2019 and as part of the preparatory work, officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), led by Secretary Arthur Tugade, inspected the tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) in Japan.

EIB to lend €250m for transport infrastructure in Georgia

22 Feb 2019 | Europe

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a loan of €250m to Georgia to finance an extended upgrade of the East-West Highway, the main artery for long-distance road traffic in the country and part of Europe’s Trans-European Network – Transport (TEN-T) infrastructure.

Pittsburgh Airport unveils designs for $1.1bn terminal

21 Feb 2019 | North America

The board of directors of the Allegheny County Airport Authority has approved a concept design for the $1.1bn Terminal Modernisation Programme at Pittsburgh International Airport, US.

Port of Tilbury secures approval for new £200m terminal

21 Feb 2019 | Europe

The Port of Tilbury, owned by the Forth Ports Group, has received development consent to build Tilbury2, a new £200m port terminal on the River Thames, adjacent to the 930-acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London.

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