Carmacks, a subsidiary of transport infrastructure construction and urban development company Eurovia, has won a contract for the maintenance of the Deerfoot Trail in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
The council of Kansas City, Missouri, has given approval to design and build a modern terminal to improve the customer experience and convenience at Kansas City International Airport under a $1.5bn project.
Construction and development firm Skanska USA and design firm HOK have completed the $154m expansion and renovation of Tampa International Airport’s main terminal in the US.
Work on Segment 2 of the $224m I-75 modernisation project in Oakland County, Michigan, US, is set to commence on 28 February 2019.
Dutch firm Arcadis has been selected as managing partner of Elevated Solution Partners, a joint venture with Jacobs and Ardmore Roderick, to serve as owner’s representative of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) programme.
Flatiron Construction, a major infrastructure contractor based in the US, has been named apparent low bidder on the Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County, California.
The board of directors of the Allegheny County Airport Authority has approved a concept design for the $1.1bn Terminal Modernisation Programme at Pittsburgh International Airport, US.
Tutor Perini/O&G Joint Venture has received a notice of intent from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the award of a $1.4bn contract for the Purple Line Extension Section 3 Stations project.
Hampton Roads Connector Partners (HRCP), a design-build team, has won a $3.3bn fixed price contract from the Commonwealth of Virginia, US, for the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion Project.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced the opening of the new SR 99 tunnel, a two-mile, double-deck tunnel part of replacement for Seattle’s seismically vulnerable Alaskan Way Viaduct, to traffic.
Transurban Group has signed agreements with the Commonwealth of Virginia to invest more than $1bn to deliver four road projects along Interstate 495 and Interstate 95 in northern Virginia.Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said: “My administration is committed to creating opportunity for Virginia families and businesses in every corner of the Commonwealth, and that requires having a safe, reliable transportation network.“I am pleased to announce these four projects that will bring significant improvements to I-495 and I-95, easing congestion, enhancing safety, and driving economic growth.”The transportation projects include the extension of the 495 Express Lanes for 3.2km from the I-495 and Dulles Toll Road interchange to the vicinity of the American Legion Bridge and Maryland line.The projects include the addition of a new, reversible ramp connecting the existing 95 Express Lanes at Opitz Boulevard to provide improved access to Potomac Mills and Sentara Virginia Medical Center and construction of a new southbound Occoquan auxiliary lane on Interstate 95 in Woodbridge in order to ease the traffic congestion at the Occoquan Bridge.Work on the transportation projects is anticipated to start after securing financing in FY2021.Transurban Group CEO Scott Charlton said: “We’re pleased to work with our partners in Virginia to continue improving transport infrastructure in the Greater Washington area.“This important network enhancement, extending the 495 Express Lanes to the north, is a further example of the incremental network enhancements we are able to achieve across our networks to provide congestion relief for our customers.”“Construction commencement is timed to coincide with completion of a number of our current development projects, including the 395 Express Lanes in the Greater Washington Area, NorthConnex and stages 1B and 2 of WestConnex in Sydney as well as the Logan Enhancement Project in Brisbane.”Furthermore, the plans for the Fredericksburg Extension Project (Fred Ex), a project featuring a 10-mile extension of the 95 Express Lanes to Fredericksburg, has been finalised and is on track for commercial close later this year.
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has broken ground on the $73m next phase of the Centennial Bowl interchange in northwest Las Vegas, US.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has won a $92m contract from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) from the Gulf of Mexico to Harbor Island, as part of the Channel Improvement Project (CIP).
Juneau Associates has won its first Illinois tollway prime professional services contract for construction observation and management on the I-294 Central Tri-State.
The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has received a $149m Full Funding Grant Agreement from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the OC Streetcar Project in Orange County, California, US.
Granite Construction has been selected by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) as the construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) for the $410m Highway 101 Carpinteria to Santa Barbara project, and for the $113m Cosumnes Bridge Replacement CM/GC project in Sacramento County.
A joint venture between Walsh Group subsidiary Archer Western and Herzog Contracting Group has been selected by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for a $783m (£598m) contract to design and build the Cotton Belt commuter rail line in Texas, US, with assistance from lead designer Jacobs Engineering.
A joint venture of Fluor and Walsh Construction has won a $1.2bn contract from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to design and build the $2.1bn Phase One of the Red and Purple Line Modernization (RPM) Program.
Hensel Phelps Construction has won a $66m contract from the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority for new facilities and site preparation of 35 acres in the Tampa International Airport’s new SkyCenter development area.
Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian construction and civil engineering company Salini Impregilo, has won two highway contracts in North Carolina, US, together worth $460m.