A consortium of Porr and Mota-Engil Central Europe has secured a contract worth PLN989.7m (€217m) from the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA) in Poland to design and build the 15km-long section of the S1 expressway from Oświęcim to Dankowice.
Acciona has signed an agreement with Norwegian state highway authority Nye Veier to proceed with the €390m design and construction of the E6 Ranheim-Værnes highway.
The state government of Queensland in Australia has announced plans to invest A$2.1bn ($1.3bn) for Moreton Bay and North Brisbane roads to reduce congestion.
A joint venture of VINCI and Spie Batignolles has received a contract, worth €799m, from Société du Grand Paris for the construction of package 1 of Grand Paris Express Line 18 in France.
AECOM and SLC Rail have reached an agreement with Northumberland County Council to reintroduce rail passenger services to an existing freight-only line.
The Queensland and Australian governments have unveiled the concept design of the A$1bn ($643.7m) Rockhampton Ring Road project.
Femern Link Contractors joint venture has received notice to proceed from the Danish Government for the construction of what it claims to be the world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel, the Fehmarnbelt link between Denmark and Germany.
Astaldi Group has been awarded a EPC contract, worth €356m, for the construction of more than 30km of the Sibiu-Pitesti Motorway in Romania.
The state government of Western Australia has selected Tonkin Gap Alliance as the preferred proponent to build the Tonkin Gap project and associated works for the METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced that its Fiscal and Management Control Board has approved a contract worth about $159m with Skanska DW White JV to construct the Fall River Secondary Line of the South Coast Rail project in Massachusetts, US.
Dexter Nova Alliance, led by local contractors Dexter Construction and Nova Construction, with BBGI as an equity partner, has been awarded a contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the 38km twinned segment of Highway 104 in Nova Scotia, Canada.
The UK Government Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced a new £2bn package to build alternative ways of travel including walking and cycling to reduce pressure on public transport systems.
The UK government has announced the opening of A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon scheme eight months ahead of schedule.
Kier Highways has been awarded an additional 12-month contract worth £40m to provide highways maintenance works to Surrey County Council.
Purple Line Transit Constructors (PLTC) has announced its intention to exit the public-private partnership to build Maryland’s 16-mile Purple Line light rail project in the US.
Strabag’s Hungarian subsidiary has secured a €72m infrastructure contract to build and modernise a 7.5km bypass road in the city of Veszprém.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has agreed to provide a loan of €75m to Tbilisi Transport Company for the modernisation of its metro network in the capital city of Georgia.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in the US has selected Fluor and its joint venture partner Balfour Beatty for the Oak Hill Parkway Infrastructure Project in Austin.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) had begun construction on a new four-lane highway segment on State Route 76 in Itawamba County.
South Korean conglomerate Hyosung announced its plans to build the largest liquid hydrogen plant in the world.