AMCAL Equities has closed financing and began construction on a new $75M student housing community for California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) in the US.
The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has approved a $396M construction contract award and a $475M bond authorization to finance the Scudder Falls (I-95) Bridge Replacement Project in the US.
High Point University (HPU), based in North Carolina, US, is set to proceed with the construction of a $100M facility that will feature a basketball arena, a conference centre and a boutique hotel.
US-based Max J. Kuney Company has been awarded a $93M contract by Sound Transit to construct a light rail station and guideway that will serve the East Link Extension project in the US.
LINK 427 has been chosen as the preferred proponent by Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 427 Expansion project.
US-based developer EdR in an agreement with Opus Development Company has begun construction on a community project adjacent to Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, Arizona.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, a provider of dredging services, has secured an $88M contract for the first phase of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration in the US.
BNSF Railway Company, a freight railroad network in North America, has unveiled a $3.4bn capital expenditure plan for 2017.
Santa Clara University (SCU) has received $100M to develop the Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation.
Roquette has announced plans to invest over CAD$400M ($300.7M) in the construction of a new pea-protein manufacturing facility in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada.
TransCanada has received an approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to build the Leach XPress and Rayne XPress projects in the US.
US-based construction company Tutor Perini has received a notice of intent from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 2 Project.
Construction work has started on Sound Transit’s Northgate light rail station, one of three stations set to open in 2021 with the completion of the Northgate Link Extension.Sound Transit has awarded the $174M contract to Absher Construction Company in August 2016. The scope of the work includes the construction of an elevated station at Northgate, a guideway and a parking garage with 450 stalls for transit users.It will also involve the construction of a transit island, located below the south end of the station platform between Northeast 100th and Northeast 103rd Streets, for convenient light rail and bus connections.According to Sound Transit, trains traveling in the 5.6km twin tunnels north to and from the University of Washington station at Husky Stadium will stop at underground stations in the U District and Roosevelt neighborhoods, exit the tunnels at First Avenue Northeast and Northeast 95th and transition to a 1.3km elevated guideway to reach the new station.Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff [speaker in the photo] said: "Within a few years this station will enable many thousands more riders each day to take advantage of fast and reliable travel through some of the most congestion-choked areas of our region."The $1.9bn Northgate Link project extends light rail 6.9km north from the University of Washington to a station next to the King County Northgate Transit Center.
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has broken ground on Charlotte Area Transit System’s (CATS) second phase of the CityLYNX Gold Line Streetcar system in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Flatiron Constructors has been awarded a $145.3M contract by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to design and build a new bridge at Rodanthe in North Carolina, US.
Development and construction firm Skanska has won contracts worth $568M in the US.
NRG Energy and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation (JX Nippon) have completed construction of a post-combustion carbon capture system in Texas, USA.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has arranged $106M in financing for the development of a condominium project in downtown Austin, Texas.
The US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced nearly $1.07bn in federal funding to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernisation Project.
Tutor Perini Building, a subsidiary of Tutor Perini, has won a contract worth about $72M to build the first of eight residential towers at Metropica in Sunrise, Florida.