Network Rail has appointed VolkerFitzpatrick as principal contractor to upgrade East Anglian railway stations at Waterbeach and Littleport in the UK.
Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of railway network in Great Britain, has awarded contracts worth £800m for the haulage and operations of engineering trains and seasonal treatment services in Control Period 6 (CP6, 2019-2024).
UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has unveiled plans for a £1bn transformation of trans-Pennine, a key northern route, to improve connections between the east and west of England.
Dubai’s Road Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract worth AED500m ($136m) for the construction of Al Khawaneej Corridor and Mushrif Park Improvement Project.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a €210m loan for the construction of a new section of the Corridor Vc Motorway project in Bosnia and Herzegovina to improve the connection of the country with the Western Balkans and the rest of Europe.
Italian construction company Salini Impregilo has won a €530m contract for a 153km section of ‘Orient Express’ high-speed railway in Turkey between Istanbul and the border with Bulgaria.
European engineering and architecture consultancy Sweco has won an order worth SEK200m ($21m) from the Swedish Transport Administration to study alternatives for the location of a new 70km double-track high-speed train line between Hässleholm and Lund in Sweden.
Network Rail has awarded contracts for the construction of new or enhanced ticket halls at Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing and Acton Main Line stations in the UK.
Ground has been broken on a new $60m Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) station to serve the Green Line at Damen Avenue and Lake Street in the city of Chicago, US.
Auckland Council Governing Body has approved an additional funding of NZ$500m ($331m) for the City Rail Link project.
Network Rail has awarded six framework contracts, worth £750m, for Control Period 6 (2019-2024) to deliver signalling and telecoms across the UK.
A joint venture of NRC Group Finland and Finnish construction company YIT has been awarded a contract worth €220m to build the Jokeri Light Rail line in Finland.
East West Connectors (EWC) has been awarded a contract worth €1.7bn ($1.9bn) to extend the Confederation light rail line in Ottawa, Canada.
A team led by US-based engineering and construction firm Fluor has completed construction on the 11-mile third commuter rail, Gold Line (G Line), of the Denver Eagle Public-Private Partnership (P3) Commuter Rail Project.
Canadian construction giant Aecon-led consortium, named West Corridor Constructors, has reached financial close on the expansion project of Highway 401 within the western part of the Greater Toronto Area, Canada.
The African Development Bank Group has approved a $70m loan for a road project in Ebonyi State, the southeastern state of Nigeria.
Crossrail, a subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL), has announced that the Elizabeth line will be opened by the end of 2020, except for Bond Street station, which will be ready later.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has awarded a contract to James Construction Group to build a new access road into Barksdale Air Force Base from the I-20/I-220 interchange in Bossier Parish in the US.
Siemens Mobility has submitted a planning application to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council for the construction of a £200m rail manufacturing facility in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.
Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company (RLW), a subsidiary of Sterling Construction Company, has secured a contract worth about $23m to build a highway stretch in Utah, US.