The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has awarded two contracts of Phase I and 2 of Expo Roads Improvement Project.
Construction firm Hochtief (UK) has been appointed to construct Great Western Railway’s (GWR) new train maintenance depot in Exeter, UK.
Lincolnshire County Council has appointed Galliford Try, which will take over from Carillion, to deliver the £99m Lincoln Eastern Bypass project.
Balfour Beatty has been selected by Wokingham Borough Council to deliver the £124m Major Highways Programme.
The Public Transport Projects Alliance (PTP Alliance), comprising McConnell Dowell, Mott MacDonald and Arup, has been awarded a design-build contract to remove the Oaklands Park level crossing on the Seaford train line, 13km south of Adelaide, Australia.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has broken ground for the $448m Kapalama Container Terminal project in Hawaii, US as part of capital improvement project.
The Metropolitan Airport Authority (MNAA) has awarded two projects to Hensel Phelps and Eutaw Construction Company under its BNA Vision – renovation and expansion plan for Nashville International Airport (BNA) in Tennessee, US.
Astaldi, in a joint venture with Japanese company IHI, has been awarded a €435m contract by CNAIR, a state company headed by Romania’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, to build a suspension bridge over the Danube in the Braila area.
The OHL Group, a Spanish concessions and construction group, has won six new contracts worth €177m in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
ACCIONA, in consortium with Lendlease, has won a €382m contract to design and build the Southern Program Alliance work package, a project to eliminate railway level crossings in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Highways England has unveiled a major road upgrade that will improve journeys on the M3 and the A34 in Hampshire.
A joint venture of Turner Construction Company and Flatiron Construction Corporation, both subsidiaries of construction services provider Hochtief, has been chosen by the City and County of Denver to lead a $700m expansion of Denver International Airport in the US.
A joint venture of US-based Jacobs Engineering Group and Aurecon has been selected by John Holland and CPB Contractors consortium to carry out the engineering design for the $5.1bn (AUD6.7bn) West Gate Tunnel Project in Australia.
The Morgan Sindall and BAM Nuttall joint venture, bmJV, has won two contracts worth £322m to deliver part of the smart motorway programme of Highways England.
VINCI Airports has been named as the best bidder by the Republic of Serbia and Airport Nikola Tesla (ANT) for the Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport concession.
India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given approval for the construction, operation and maintenance of two-lane bi-directional Zojila Tunnel with parallel escape (egress) tunnel, excluding approaches, on Srinagar-Leh section in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).
The Basque government’s Euskal Trenbide Sarea (ETS) has awarded a €53.2m contract to a consortium led by Sacyr Construcción and Cavosa, alongside Campezo, Mariezcurrena and Zubieder for the construction of the Miraconcha-Easo urban section of the Topo rail line, passing through the centre of San Sebastián.
UK-based infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, in a joint venture with Fluor Corporation, The Middlesex Corp and Herzog Contracting Corp, has been awarded a $1.08bn (£807m) Green Line Extension design and build contract by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), US.
The Port of Tilbury, London, has submitted an application to the Planning Inspectorate to build a new terminal adjacent to the port in Thurrock as part of plans to meet the growing demand.
Stoosbahn funicular railway, touted to be the steepest in the world, has been opened for business in Switzerland.