UAE prime minister and vice president and ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved two contracts for the construction of the 7th Interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road, and the Al Yalayis and Al Asayel roads in Dubai.
Hoffman Construction Company has won a $159.8M contract from Sound Transit to build the U District Station for the Northgate Link Extension project in Washington, US.
A consortium of Ramboll, Arup and TEC has won a €114M order from Femern to provide technical consultancy services for the Fehmarnbelt fixed link between Denmark and Germany.
The state government of Victoria, in Australia, has announced the start of construction on the AUD$395M ($305.1M) Hurstbridge railway line upgrade project in Melbourne.
French engineering and consulting group Systra has been appointed to design the first metro line in Bogotá, Colombia.
LINK 427 has secured a contract from Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 427 expansion project in Canada.
Beijing Zhonghang Zhucheng Airport Construction Consulting Co., Ltd (Zhonghang Zhucheng) has appointed Arup Group Limited to provide engineering services for the reconstruction and extension of Lhasa Gonggar International Airport (LXA) in Tibet.
Airport authority Groupe Aéroports de Paris (ADP) has secured a tender from the Government of Bahrain to design and perform supervision work for a new air traffic control (ATC) centre at Bahrain International Airport.
HS2 Ltd has launched its search for apprentices to work on the £55.7bn High Speed Two (HS2) railway project in the UK.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has offered a €400M loan to Fraport, Germany’s Frankfurt Airport operator, for the new Terminal 3 project.
Royal Caribbean Cruises and Miami-Dade County have broken ground on the new cruise Terminal A at PortMiami in Florida, US.
Webber, a subsidiary of Ferrovial Agroman, has been awarded a contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to expand a section of the US 281 highway in Texas.
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.