US-based transportation design firm STV has been appointed as the lead designer for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) $1.3bn Green Line Light Rail Extension (GLX).
The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) has announced 28 recipients for more than $2.6bn in Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) grants for transformative transit and rail projects.
Spanish construction company Sacyr has won two infrastructure projects worth around $56m in the US.
Canadian construction firm Aecon Group has announced that NouvLR General Partnership (NouvLR) has finalised a $5bn EPC contract with CDPQ Infra (CDPQ Infra), a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, for the the Réseau express métropolitain (REM).
US-based infrastructure contractor Flatiron, together with its joint venture partner Blythe Development, has secured a contract to build three additional segments of the Winston-Salem Northern Beltway in Forsyth County, North Carolina.
The Los Angeles City Council has authorised a 30-year, $4.9bn contract with LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Automated People Mover (APM) project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Mosaic Transit Group, a consortium of Aecon Group, ACS Infrastructure Canada and CRH Canada Group, has been chosen by Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario as preferred proponent for the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Toronto, Canada.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx are seeking bids from potential firms to design build, finance, operate and maintain the GO Rail expansion project in Canada.
Sound Transit has commenced the construction of the on East Link light rail guideway in the BelRed area of Bellevue in the Washington state, US.
The Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian company Salini Impregilo Group – has won a $181m design-build contract to widen Interstate 85 (I-85) in Cherokee County, South Carolina, US.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, city officials and airline partners have signed an $8.5bn agreement to modernise Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
South County Transit Partners, a joint venture of Mott MacDonald and SNC-Lavalin, has won a contract from Sound Transit for the design-build project management of the Federal Way Link Extension project in Seattle, Washington.
EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI) team has secured a $254.5m contract from Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx to design, build and finance the Stouffville Corridor Stations Improvement project of the province’s GO Regional Express Rail (RER) programme in Canada.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has broken ground on a 2.6-mile subway extension to expand the Purple Line from Wilshire/La Cienega to Century City in Los Angeles, California.
Canadian design firm Stantec has been selected as the lead engineer for the $1.9bn design-build commuter rail expansion for Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) in Nassau County, New York.
Tutor Perini/Parsons, a joint venture between Tutor Perini and Parsons Transportation Group, has secured a $1.41bn fixed-price contract from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for the $2.7bn, one million ft2 Newark Airport Terminal One design-build project.
Hawaii Governor David Ige has announced plans for a new $1.1bn Diamond Head Concourse at the Daniel K Inouye International Airport, also known as HNL.
US-based infrastructure services firm AECOM, along with partner luis vidal + architects, has won a design contract from the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) for the modernisation of Boston Logan International Airport’s Terminal E.
A joint venture team of Fluor Corporation has been selected to design-build, finance, operate and maintain the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Automated People Mover project for the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA).
Ralph L Wadsworth Construction Company (RLW), subsidiary of Sterling Construction Company, has been selected by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) to revamp a road segment in Salt Lake County, Utah.