Granite Construction has been selected by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) as the construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) for the $410m Highway 101 Carpinteria to Santa Barbara project, and for the $113m Cosumnes Bridge Replacement CM/GC project in Sacramento County.
A joint venture between Walsh Group subsidiary Archer Western and Herzog Contracting Group has been selected by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for a $783m (£598m) contract to design and build the Cotton Belt commuter rail line in Texas, US, with assistance from lead designer Jacobs Engineering.
A joint venture of Fluor and Walsh Construction has won a $1.2bn contract from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to design and build the $2.1bn Phase One of the Red and Purple Line Modernization (RPM) Program.
Hensel Phelps Construction has won a $66m contract from the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority for new facilities and site preparation of 35 acres in the Tampa International Airport’s new SkyCenter development area.
Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian construction and civil engineering company Salini Impregilo, has won two highway contracts in North Carolina, US, together worth $460m.
Oklahoma City-based Allen Contracting has secured a $105m contract from the Oklahoma Transportation Commission for the next phase of the I-235/US-77 corridor widening and reconstruction at the I-44 interchange.
Spanish construction and civil engineering company OHL, through its subsidiary Judlau, has secured a €212m project ($253m) from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority – Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (MTA TBTA) – for the replacement of roadway deck in suspended spans at the Throgs Neck Bridge (TNB), New York.
Construction on the electric Streetcar project from Santa Ana to Garden Grove cities in Orange County, California, US, has begun with the sanctioning of $149m federal grant.
French engineering group Egis and its Mexican partner Omega have closed the financing of the Golfo Centro highway project in Mexico.
Sound Transit and Walsh Construction have broken ground on $217m, 2.4-mile Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension in Washington, US, which extends the current rail line from the Theatre District in downtown Tacoma to the Stadium District and Hilltop neighbourhoods.
A joint venture between Lunda Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tutor Perini, and CS McCrossan has won a $799.5m contract from the Metropolitan Council for the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project in Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota.
American construction company Hensel Phelps has won a $327m design-build contract from Nashville International Airport (BNA) for the terminal lobby and International Arrivals Facility (IAF) project.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has cleared the path for the construction on the $2.003bn Southwest Light Rail Transit Project (SWLRT) in the US state of Minnesota.
Canadian construction company Graham has won a $455.3m design-build project for State Route (SR) 520 Montlake to Lake Washington I/C and bridge replacement, located in Seattle, Washington, US.
The Government of Alberta in Canada will invest C$1bn ($762m) in Edmonton’s Valley Line West expansion project and C$131m in the of the C$328m Metro Line expansion project, which will provide affordable public transit options for Albertans in the capital region.
A joint venture between Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company (RLW), a subsidiary of Sterling Construction Company, and SEMA Construction has won a contract to design and perform the reconstruction work on I-25 in Weld and Larimer counties in Colorado.
Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian construction company Salini Impregilo Group, has won two contracts worth $400m in the road and water sectors in North Carolina and Tennessee.
Sacyr Concessions, a subsidiary of Spanish construction company Sacyr, has completed the first section of the Pirámides-Tulancingo-Pachuca highway, which carried out by Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructures, with high viscosity asphalt with RARx additive.
Eurovia, a subsidiary of French concessions and construction company Vinci, has won two design-build contracts to develop two major corridors in North Carolina, US.
American Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have broken ground on a $1.6bn modernisation project for Terminals 4 and 5 of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – the largest individual investment by American Airlines at an airport in its 92-year history.