Work has commenced on the $400m Ipswich Motorway project in South East Queensland, Australia.
The government of Bangladesh has given the go-ahead to the BDT169bn ($2bn) Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway project.
Highways England has unveiled the preferred route for the dualling of a 30 mile section of the A303 between Sparkford and Ilchester.
A Granite/Parsons/Corman joint venture has bagged a $409.6m contract from the Commonwealth Transportation Board to design and build a new high rise bridge over the Elizabeth River and widen around eight miles of Interstate 64 in Chesapeake, Virginia.
Highways England has unveiled plans to construct a £100m dual carriageway along the A585 near Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire, UK.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a €600m loan to railway operator Adif Alta Velocidad for construction of the Y Vasca railway line in Spain.
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has approved a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan worth $1.2bn for the I-66 Outside the Beltway transportation project in Virginia, US.
Cruceros del Pacífico, a consortium involving the Belgian company Jan De Nul and the Chinese company CHEC, has started construction on a cruise port at Panama City's Amador Causeway near the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal.
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has sanctioned $50m (AED183.65m) concessionary loan to develop the Velana International Airport in Malé, Maldives.
BAM Clough, an equal stake joint venture (JV) between BAM International and Clough Limited, has bagged a contract to provide advice during the initial design of a ship lift in Darwin, Australia.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie has broken ground on the replacement of the Portal Bridge to rebuild and replace aging rail infrastructure in New Jersey.
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.
Construction specialist Lendlease has been awarded a contract by the government of Australia to construct Osborne South Shipyard in Adelaide.
Swedish construction and development firm Skanska has won a contract to rehabilitate and replace supporting structures and provide upgrades for the George Washington Bridge in New York, US.
China Railway Tunnel Group Co (Singapore Branch), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Railway Group, has bagged a SGD310.8m ($229m) contract to build the Prince Edward Station and two tunnels on the Circle Line in Singapore.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has sanctioned €500m loan to support the construction of a new 18 station Rapid Transit line in Bangalore and the purchase of 96 train cars for use on the line.
India-based construction firm PNC Infratech has won a contract worth INR21.59bn ($332.1m) to build a highway project in India.
Veidekke, a Norwegian construction and civil engineering company, has signed a contract with state-owned Nye Veier to construct the new E6 motorway between Arnkvern and Moelv in Hedmark, Norway.
PORR, an Austria-based construction company, has been awarded a €97m contract by the PKP PLK to modernise the E30 railway line on the Kedzierzyn Kozle–Opole Zachodnie network in Poland.
Rideau Transit Group Partnership (RTG), a consortium of EllisDon, ACS Infrastructure Canada and SNC-Lavalin, has bagged a new contract from the City of Ottawa for the expansion of a maintenance and storage facility at Belfast Road.