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.
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 Heijmans/Siemens Mobility combination has been selected by the Municipality of Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands, to renovate the Piet Hein Tunnel in the city.
Railway infrastructure manager Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) has assigned Saipem-led Cepav due consortium to advance the second construction lot for a high-speed railroad section in the country.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a €400m loan to fund the upgrade of A3 motorway section in Bavaria, Germany.
Interserve Construction has been appointed by Hertfordshire County Council to deliver the final phase of key improvements to the A602 road, between Tonwell and Watton-at-Stone, in the UK.
High Speed 2 (HS2) has secured approval from the Department for Transport (DfT) to issue a notice to proceed to the four main civil construction contractors (MWCC) working on the project.
Italian construction companies Salini Impregilo and Astaldi announced that they have resumed their work on the new M4 metro line in Milan.
A consortium comprising ÅF Pöyry (AFRY) and construction company GRK has been awarded a contract by the City of Helsinki in Finland to design and construct the second phase of the new tram project.
RB Rail, a joint venture of three Baltic States Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania that is implementing the Rail Baltica project, has awarded two contracts for the design and design supervision services for the two sections of the railway line in Latvia.
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to provide a loan of €68m to the Klaipėda State Seaport Authority for the expansion of the port of Klaipėda in Lithuania.
A consortium comprising Sweden-based NCC and Spanish company Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHL) has received a contract to build a new section of railway between Lund and Arlöv in Skåne, Sweden.
The Swedish Transport Administration has awarded a contract, worth about SEK1.7bn ($169m), to construction and development company Skanska to build double-track on the West Coast Line.
Kier Highways has reached major project milestones on M20 near Maidstone in Kent and the M23 in Surrey and Sussex with the opening of a new lane.
UK-based infrastructure support service provider Amey has been awarded a contract by Transport Scotland, an executive agency of the Scottish Government, to maintain and improve the motorways and trunk roads in south east Scotland.
Great Britain’s rail network owner and operator Network Rail has announced Siemens Mobility and Atkins as its partners to introduce in-cab signalling on the southern section of the East Coast Main Line.
The European Commission has announced that the Fehmarn Belt rail-road link, the planned 19km long immersed tunnel, is in-line with EU state aid rules.