Lendlease has been selected by UK Secretary of State for Transport and Network Rail as Master Development Partner (MDP) to lead the planning and development of Euston station.
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.
Nexus, which runs the Tyne and Wear Metro Service, has begun work to build a new Metro station, transport interchange and a training centre in South Shields, England.
UAE-based APCC Piling and Contracting has won an AED165m ($45m) contract from real estate developer Nakheel to build six marinas at its Deira Islands project.
Scarborough Muir Group has unveiled a new masterplan to develop Rosyth Waterfront in Scotland that will provide industrial, office, warehouse and leisure space.
The UK government has approved the construction of new £263m extension of the London Overground to Barking Riverside.
Planning applications have been submitted for two major infrastructure projects, including Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside project as well as Glasgow Airport Investment Area project.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has announced the start of construction on the £350M Metrolink Trafford Park line in Manchester, UK.
The mayor of London has given the green light to the London Overground extension to the Barking Riverside project.Following the approval, Transport for London (TfL) will now apply to the government for a Transport and Works Act Order to start construction on the £263m project.Work will involve a 4.5km extension of the Gospel Oak to Barking line, delivering London Overground services to a new station at the Barking Riverside community.The project will be developed by Barking Riverside, which is a newly reformed joint venture between the GLA and London & Quadrant.The developers will provide £172m of the project costs, while the rest will be provided by TfL. Construction work is expected to start in late 2017, with train services starting in 2021.TfL managing director of planning Richard de Cani said: “Overwhelming support has been demonstrated throughout the consultation process for this extension of London Overground network to Barking Riverside.“We will now be moving this to the next step so that we can get construction underway. This vital new railway will breathe life into this area, enabling up to 11,000 vital new homes, along with healthcare and leisure services, to be delivered.”