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.
Cross Yarra Partnership (CYP), a consortium led by Lendlease Engineering, John Holland, Bouygues Construction and Capella Capital, has been chosen to construct the Metro Tunnel and five new underground stations.
The UK government has awarded contracts worth £6.6bn to construct the new high-speed railway between London and Birmingham.
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 has signed an agreement with MPT, a consortium of Laing O’Rourke, VolkerRail and Thales, to deliver the £350m next phase of the Metrolink expansion.
GMR Goa International Airports Limited (GGIAL), a subsidiary of GMR Airports Limited, has secured INR13.3bn ($206m) in financing from India-based Axis Bank for the development of Mopa airport inGoa, India.
The Flemish-Netherlands Scheldt Committee has selected Sassevaart consortium as the preferred bidder for the construction of €753m lock in Terneuzen in the Netherlands.