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.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has approved planning application for a £2bn redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle shopping centre in South London, where developer Delancey intends to replace the centre with a new town centre-style scheme.
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) section from Craibstone to Stonehaven and Charleston in Scotland will open for traffic on 12 December 2018.
Bristol developer Cubex has unveiled plans to transform the former headquarters site of Avon Fire and Rescue in Bristol city centre into a £140m mixed-use scheme, which will form the next phase of the Finzels Reach quarter.
Leeds City Council has submitted plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire in the UK.
Weston Homes, along with landowner Columbia Threadneedle, has secured a Resolution to Grant planning permission from Norwich City Council for the regeneration of Anglia Square in central Norwich, UK, into a £300m mixed-use urban quarter.
Preston Bypass, the first and longest motorway in Britain, which has turned 60 and is now part of the M6, is set for a £900m technology upgrade.
Network Rail has announced the first multi-million-pound contracts for Control Period 6 (2019-2024), worth £645m.
Highways England has invited companies to join the £4.5bn Smart Motorway Alliance to improve motorway journeys and continue the work to connect the country.
Polish company Porto, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are financing POSEJDON office and service complex, a modern and pro-ecological construction project planned in Szczecin, Poland.
Swedish construction company NCC has secured a turnkey contract worth SEK455m ($51m) from the Transport Administration to build a new four-lane express road, crossings and bridges along European route E14 outside Sundsvall, Sweden, and to reconstruct the current route.
Dredging International, GeoSea and Tideway – subsidiaries of Belgian company Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME), have won contracts worth €500m for the 487MW SeaMade Offshore Wind Farm in Belgium.
The UK government will invest £72m to establish a Core Innovation Hub (CIH), which will focus on the use of Virtual reality, digital design and offsite manufacturing technologies to revolutionise the UK construction industry.
British property developer Berkeley Homes (Western) and residential developer L&Q have announced plans to jointly deliver the redevelopment of the former Homebase/Toys R Us site in central Reading, UK.
A consortium comprising superyacht marina development and operating group Adriatic Marinas and ship and superyacht builder Damen has signed a concession agreement with the Government of Montenegro for the redevelopment of the former Bijela shipyard in Boka Bay, Montenegro.
Finnish construction firm YIT has been selected as the construction and development partner for Garden Helsinki, an urban development project in Finland.
GMI Construction Group and Muse Developments have broken ground on a new 60,000ft² Grade A office building as part of the latest phase at Stockport Exchange in the new business district in the town of Stockport, UK.
Bouygues UK, a British subsidiary of French company Bouygues Construction, has secured a contract worth more than £100m from Taylor Wimpey Central London to build the first phase of Postmark, a project comprising two building complexes, in Farringdon district, London.
Bournemouth Development Company has secured planning permission from the Bournemouth Council for a £150m scheme at the Winter Gardens site in Bournemouth, UK.
Enel Green Power España (EGPE), the renewable energy division of Spanish electric utility company Endesa, has begun construction on three solar plants in the Province of Badajoz in the Spanish region of Extremadura.