Transport Infrastructure

Archer Western JV wins $783m contract for Texan rail line

18 Dec 2018 | North America

A joint venture between Walsh Group subsidiary Archer Western and Herzog Contracting Group has been selected by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for a $783m (£598m) contract to design and build the Cotton Belt commuter rail line in Texas, US, with assistance from lead designer Jacobs Eng ...

VolkerHighways wins seven-year maintenance contract in UK

18 Dec 2018 | Europe

VolkerHighways, an integrated highways service provider operating across London and the South of England, has secured a contract from Bath and North East Somerset Council for planned, routine and reactive maintenance to the highway network, as well as emergency response to road incidents.

CPB JV wins contract for WestConnex Rozelle Interchange project

17 Dec 2018 | Oceania

A joint venture between CIMIC Group subsidiary CPB Contractors and Australian engineering contractor John Holland has won a contract for the design and construction of the Rozelle Interchange and Iron Cove Link, the last stage of the M4-M5 Link WestConnex project in Australia.

London Luton Airport completes £160m transformation project

14 Dec 2018 | Europe

Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling has inaugurated an upgraded terminal at London Luton Airport (LLA), marking the culmination of the airport’s £160m, three-year transformation project.

NCC set to begin work on Phase 2 of Faroe Islands tunnel project

14 Dec 2018 | Europe

NCC, a construction, infrastructure and property development company in the Nordic region, is set to commence work on the SEK1.2bn ($132m) second phase of the tunnel contract on Faroe Islands, a North Atlantic archipelago located between Norway and Iceland and autonomous country of the Kingd ...

Fluor JV wins $1.2bn contract for Red and Purple rail lines in Chicago

13 Dec 2018 | North America

A joint venture of Fluor and Walsh Construction has won a $1.2bn contract from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to design and build the $2.1bn Phase One of the Red and Purple Line Modernization (RPM) Program.

Planning Inspectorate to examine Highways England’s £100m A585 bypass proposal

12 Dec 2018 | Europe

The Planning Inspectorate has agreed to examine Highways England’s £100m plans for a new dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire.

New AWPR section in Scotland to open to traffic

11 Dec 2018 | Europe

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) section from Craibstone to Stonehaven and Charleston in Scotland will open for traffic on 12 December 2018.

Lane Construction wins two US highway contracts worth $460m

10 Dec 2018 | North America

Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian construction and civil engineering company Salini Impregilo, has won two highway contracts in North Carolina, US, together worth $460m.

Downer builds first South Australian road with soft plastics, glass

10 Dec 2018 | Oceania

Australian company Downer Group and South Australia’s City of Onkaparinga have partnered with resource recovery and recycling companies Close the Loop and RED Group for the construction of the first South Australian road built with soft plastics and glass.

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