UK-based infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, in a joint venture with Fluor Corporation, The Middlesex Corp and Herzog Contracting Corp, has been awarded a $1.08bn (£807m) Green Line Extension design and build contract by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), US.
The Port of Tilbury, London, has submitted an application to the Planning Inspectorate to build a new terminal adjacent to the port in Thurrock as part of plans to meet the growing demand.
Stoosbahn funicular railway, touted to be the steepest in the world, has been opened for business in Switzerland.
The Stage 2 of the Gold Coast light rail line in the Australian state of Queensland has been officially opened to passengers ahead of schedule.
Heathrow Airport has unveiled options for cutting the expenditure on a third runway expansion by £2.5bn.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have announced commitments to fund 100% of their share of the Gateway Hudson Tunnel Project.
The Government of Victoria, Australia, has awarded contracts to build the biggest public transport project in the state’s history and equip it with modern signalling.
DEGES, a publicly owned project management company representing the Federal Republic of Germany, has appointed a consortium comprising BAM-PGGM and HABAU as preferred bidder for the project, Availability Model A10 / A24 AS Neuruppin to AD Pankow in Germany.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has secured a multibillion dollar contract to deliver the West Gate Tunnel in Victoria, Australia.
China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (CSCEC) has secured a SGD79m ($58.48m) contract from the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) for the construction of tunnels between Punggol station and the future Punggol Coast station on the North East Line Extension (NELe).
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to provide $330m in financing to Afghanistan for completing the national ring road.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT) has begun work on a new project to connect Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Road with Umm Lafina and Al Reem Islands.
US-based engineering services firm Bechtel has been appointed by Gatwick Airport, an international airport in England, to manage construction of the expansion of Pier 6 in the North Terminal, the largest single project under a £2.7bn investment plan.
An equal stake joint venture of Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) and Belgium-based DEME has won a contract worth €110m for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Martín García channel.
The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) has begun work on the $1.5bn, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair in California, US.
Rete Ferroviaria Italiana has awarded a €186m (£164m) contract to consortium Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Imprese (RTI), comprising Salini Impregilo, Astaldi, SIFEL and CLF, to design and expand section of Palermo-Catania railway line in Italy.
Highways England has announced plans for a £175m upgrade to the M25 motorway junction near Wisley in Surrey, UK.
The Airport Authority Hong Kong has selected Leighton Asia, along with joint venture partner Chun Wo Construction and Engineering Company Limited (Chun Wo), to construct the AUD390m ($295m) Terminal 2 (T2) foundation and substructure works at Hong Kong International Airport.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500m multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) for the Second Rural Connectivity Investment Program to improve rural roads in five Indian states.
Nexus, which runs the Tyne and Wear Metro Service, has begun work to build a new Metro station, transport interchange and a training centre in South Shields, England.