Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of most of the rail network in Great Britain, has submitted plans to build the second phase of the East West Rail project between Bicester and Bedford.
WSP, a professional services and engineering consultancy, has been appointed as the design partner by BAM Nuttall Morgan Sindall joint venture (bmJV) for the M62 motorway upgrade project in the UK.
German construction company Ed Züblin, a subsidiary of Strabag, has won a €183m contract from DEGES (Deutsche Einheit Fernstraßen-planungs- und -bau) for the construction of 6km third section of the BAB 44 highway between Kassel and Herleshausen in Germany.
Cardiff Airport has unveiled a ‘Draft Masterplan’, which includes a new terminal and a four-star hotel, to develop the airport business over the next 20 years as a key gateway to the UK.
UK-based BAM Construction has secured a contract from the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) to deliver two multi-storey car park (MSCP) schemes under the capital delivery framework with a combined value of approximately £60m.
Highways England has launched a consultation on the proposed changes to upgrade the A303 past Stonehenge.
Civil engineering company Graham Construction has been appointed by Cheshire East Council to deliver the Congleton Link Road scheme.
Highways England is set to begin work on a £373m project to upgrade a 23-mile section of M1 between Junctions 13 and 16 in Northamptonshire to smart motorway in August 2018.
Aggregate Industries, a member of LafargeHolcim UK, has won a £500m, four-year contract from Highways England to deliver pavement solutions.
Highways England is set to organise six public information events starting in Maidenhead on 7 July 2018, and in Wokingham, Theale and Reading over the next two weeks, to inform the public and seek opinion on the upgrade of 32 miles of the M4 between Hayes and Theale to a smart motorway.
Spanish construction company OHL has won a €134m contract from Adif, state-owned railway infrastructure manager under the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, for the construction of the Mondragón-Elorrio-Bergara section of the Vitoria-Bilbao-San Sebastián High Velocity Railway in a joint venture (UTE).
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has given approval for the proposals for a multi-million-pound redevelopment of Stockport’s bus station in the UK.
French civil engineering firm Colas Group has won two contracts valued at €63m for the construction of the second tramway line in Angers, along with ancillary road works, in France.
The UK Parliament has given approval for the construction of a third runway at Heathrow Airport, which is expected to cost more than £14bn.
Sirius Minerals has broken ground on the first part of a 23-mile tunnel at Wilton International, close to the former Redcar steelworks, which will be used to transport fertilizer between North Yorkshire and Teesside for export.
The Port of Cork, Ireland, has commenced work on the development of an €80m new Cork Container Terminal in Ringaskiddy.
Network Rail has issued a contract notice inviting bidders for the next generation of track work contracts valued at up to £5bn, the largest of its kind being undertaken for the next funding period.
Vinci Group subsidiary Eurovia, as leader of a joint venture with Metrostav and Swietelsky Stavební, has won a contract from the Czech Republic’s Road and Motorway Directorate to build a 14.7km section of the D35 motorway, the east-west corridor between Èasy and Ostrov.
The Welsh government will invest £100m in setting up a modern train depot in Taff’s Well as part of plans for the South Wales Metro, Economy Secretary Ken Skates said.
The Welsh government will invest £100m in setting up a modern train depot in Taff’s Well as part of plans for the South Wales Metro, Economy Secretary Ken Skates said.The new Transport for Wales depot will house and service 36 of the new Metro vehicles operating on the Taff Vale lines.