Highways England will invest £282m on its preferred route to improve the M42 junction 6 near Solihull, Birmingham, which has the backing of local residents, businesses and road users.
Tekfen Construction, a subsidiary of Turkey-based Tekfen Holding, has bagged QAR729.6m ($200m) contract to build a highway in eastern Qatar.
US-based construction company Tutor Perini has announced that a joint venture (JV) team of its subsidiary, Lunda Construction, together with Ames Construction and Shafer Contracting, has bagged a contract from the Minnesota Department of Transportation for a 35W & Lake Street Project.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has won a contract from the Department of Transport and Main Roads in Queensland to construct Stage 1 of the AUD497.3m ($396.3m) Mackay Ring Road project in Queensland.
A joint venture (JV) of Parsons and Tekfen Engineering has been awarded a contract by the Turkish Directorate of Highways (KGM) to provide engineering services for the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge and Malkara-Çanakkale Motorway project in Turkey.
Construction specialist Laing O’Rourke has signed a contract with Manchester Airports Group (MAG) for the refurbishment of Terminal 2 at Manchester Airport.
Indian construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won an order worth INR33.75bn ($530.3m) from the Mauritius government owned company Metro Express to design and build an integrated light rail-based urban transit system in the country.
HS2, the company responsible for developing and delivering the UK’s high-speed railway, has officially signed contracts to deliver the first phase of the new high speed railway from London to Birmingham in 2026.
A joint venture (JV) of Italian contractor Salini Impregilo and NRW has commenced tunnelling work on the AUD1.86bn ($1.49bn) Forrestfield-Airport Link project in Perth, Australia.
A joint venture (JV) of Granite Construction and Archer Western has bagged South Capitol Street Corridor Phase 1 design-build contract from the District of Columbia Department of Transportation.
A joint venture (JV) between Bam, Morgan Sindall and VolkerFitzpatrick has bagged the £100m-plus project to modernise the Oldbury viaduct on the M5 in the Midlands, UK.
The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has broken ground on construction of a new multi-level parking structure at the Orange Transportation Center in California, US.
BGC Contracting has secured a new contract to deliver the main civil construction work for a section of the AUD4.36bn ($3.94bn) Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade in northern New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
Swedish construction specialist Skanska has won a contract from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration for the renovation of two tunnels on the E6 in Akershus, Norway.
The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has agreed to provide a $152.2m loan to the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) for the completion of Interstate 15 Express Lanes Corridor Project.
New York governor Andrew M. Cuomo has unveiled $5.6bn project to transform the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to strengthen the city’s transportation infrastructure.
Commercial property developer Eshton has announced plans for a £45m project to add nearly 600,000 sq ft extension to its Burnley Bridge scheme in Lancashire, UK.
Downer York Joint Venture, a joint venture of Downer EDI Works and South Australian company York Civil, has bagged the City Tram Extension Project in Adelaide, Australia.
Italian construction firm Salini Impregilo has announced the start of $450m tunnel work in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Jacobs Engineering Group has won a contract to provide services as a lead trackwork design consultant for the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line in Malaysia.