The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a prior information notice seeking companies to finance and construct a £900m rail line linking Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to the Great Western Main Line (GWML) in the Langley area.
The Oman Ministry of Transport and Communications has opened the 270km Al-Batinah expressway for traffic.
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).
Brazilian companies Odebrecht Engineering & Construction and Petrocity Portos have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to undertake engineering studies for the construction of Centro Portuário São Mateus (CPSM) port terminal in São Mateus city.
Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a 30-year concession agreement with Swiss-based transportation and logistics company Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) to establish a new container terminal at Khalifa Port in the UAE.
Australia’s Federal and New South Wales (NSW) governments have signed a bilateral agreement, which facilitates the commencement of works on the multi-billion-dollar Inland Rail project in NSW.
India’s Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has sanctioned INR55bn ($819m) for construction of a 363km regional ring road around Hyderabad in Telangana state to ease traffic problem in and around the city.
Astaldi, in a joint venture with Reliance Infrastructure, has won an EPC contract from the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) to build the Versova-Bandra sea link in Mumbai, India.
The Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the expansion and modernisation of integrated terminals at Chennai, Guwahati and Lucknow airports, at a cost of INR24.67bn ($370m), INR13.83bn ($207.45m) and INR12.32bn ($184.8m), respectively.
The Philippines' Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has inked a signed a contract worth PHP5.27bn ($101.7m) for the two China-aided bridge projects in the Philippines.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed two loans totalling €150m for the construction of a pan-European motorway through Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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.
The Government of India and the Government of Madhya Pradesh have signed a $210m loan agreement with the World Bank for the Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project to upgrade road network in the state.
A joint venture comprising Hyundai Engineering and Construction (Korea), Penta-Ocean Construction (Japan) and Boskalis International (The Netherlands) has won a $1.1bn (SGD1.46bn) contract from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for the second phase of its Tuas Terminal port development.
IRDJV, a joint venture of WSP Australia and Mott MacDonald, has been awarded a contract by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) for the feasibility and design of the Illabo-Stockinbingal section of AUD9.3bn ($7.08bn) Melbourne-Brisbane Inland Rail.
A consortium led by Systra, an international engineering and consulting group, has won systems project management assistance (PMA) contract for the third metro line in the Greater Toulouse region, France.
Sogea-Satom, a subsidiary of Vinci, has secured two road infrastructure projects with a combined value of €214m in Cameroon.
India-based construction services provider Reliance Infrastructure has secured its first railway project worth INR7.74bn ($117.7m) for the construction of third rail line between Jimidipeta and Gotlam on East Coast Railway in India.
Aldar Properties and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will allow the development of a new urban centre in Abu Dhabi, UAE.