Test drilling for India’s first undersea high-speed rail tunnel has commenced, The Economic Times reported.
Salini Impregilo in a consortium with Astaldi has secured a €397M order for the design and construction of the Naples-Cancello segment of the Naples-Bari high-speed railway project in Italy.
Transurban, which manages and develops urban toll road networks in Australia and North America, has announced that its $460M 395 Express Lanes project received approval from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has broken ground on the first phase of its new $1.6bn Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC).
Vice-president and prime minister of the UAE, and ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved a project to improve a 12km stretch of the Tripoli Road in Dubai.
High Speed Two (HS2) Limited, the company responsible for developing and delivering the high-speed railway in the UK, has secured Royal Assent for the construction of the London-Birmingham phase of the £55.7bn High Speed Two railway project.
A joint venture of Vinci and Spie batignolles has won a €926M contract from the Société du Grand Paris to work on Line 15 South of the Grand Paris Express transport network.
A consortium of WSP Engineering Malaysia, Mott MacDonald Malaysia and Ernst & Young Advisory Services has been chosen as the joint development partner (JDP) by Malaysia’s MyHSR and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) for a high-speed railway link (HSR) project that will connect Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
Swedish construction firm Skanska has secured a SEK710M ($80M) order from the municipality of Lund for the construction of a new tramway in Lund, Sweden.
The heavy civil division of James Construction Group, part of Primoris Services’ East Construction Services segment, has secured a $124M contract to deliver a heavy civil project in Lafayette and St. Martin Parishes, Louisiana.
Highways England has announced a £170M plan to upgrade the A303 road in Somerset, UK.
The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a $60M contract for Whiting Turner Contracting Company to expand Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport’s Concourse E.
Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled the preferred route for the £3bn Barkerloo Line extension project.
High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd, the company responsible for developing and delivering the high-speed railway in the UK, is set to award the four key development and design contracts for the second phase of HS2.
Webber, a subsidiary of Ferrovial Agroman, has won a $119M contract to expand a segment of the I-45 highway in Texas, US.
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) along with its joint venture partner Van Oord has won a €110M dredging contract for the capital and maintenance dredging of the port of Santos [pictured] in Brazil.
The World Bank Group has allotted $200M in funding for repairs to Lebanon’s road network.
Construction has started on the new International Airport of Palmerola in Honduras.
Construction on the final section of the £1.3bn Queensferry Crossing deck across the Firth of Forth, in Scotland, has been completed.
A joint venture (JV) of Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company, a subsidiary of Sterling Construction Company, and W.W. Clyde has been selected by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) to deliver a $139M highway project.