Reliance Infrastructure has been awarded Rs.4.41bn ($67.7m) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the rehabilitation and upgrading of National Highway (NH)-66 (formerly, National Highway - 17) in India.
The Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian company Salini Impregilo Group – has won a $181m design-build contract to widen Interstate 85 (I-85) in Cherokee County, South Carolina, US.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai, has awarded two contracts for phases 3 and 4 of roads leading to Expo 2020 project which will cost AED 1.3bn ($354m).
Pacific Highway upgrade between Port Macquarie and Kempsey in Australia has been completed and the last 5km of dual carriageway on the Oxley Highway to Kundabung section is now open to traffic.
Dubai-based DP World has won a 30-year concession for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), with an option of a 20-year extension.
A partnership of Mott MacDonald and Ramboll, together with architect Pascall+Watson (P+W), has been appointed as design engineers for new arrivals terminal and the redevelopment of the existing terminal at London Stansted Airport.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, city officials and airline partners have signed an $8.5bn agreement to modernise Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Danish consultancy services provider Cowi has secured a contract to provide the detailed design for the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link bridge in India.
National Transport Authority (NTA) and Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) have announced details of the emerging preferred route (EPR) for the new MetroLink service from Estuary north of Swords to Sandyford to the south, which will serve Dublin Airport and the city centre.
Danish company Ramboll has won a contract for providing detailed design services and technical support during the construction of the 21.8km Mumbai Trans Harbour Link, India’s longest sea bridge linking Mumbai with the satellite city of Navi Mumbai.
Leighton Asia, a subsidiary of Australia-based CIMIC Group, has been selected by MPCALA Holdings to construct the Cavite Laguna Expressway project (Cavite section) in the Philippines.
London-based Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been appointed by GVK, the operator of Mumbai’s existing Chhatrapati Shivaji International (CSI) Airport, as the architect of the new Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) in India.
South County Transit Partners, a joint venture of Mott MacDonald and SNC-Lavalin, has won a contract from Sound Transit for the design-build project management of the Federal Way Link Extension project in Seattle, Washington.
The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications has concluded a study into a proposed Arctic rail line and decided to take forward the Oulu-Rovaniemi-Kirkenes route to the Arctic Ocean.
A joint venture of German construction firm HOCHTIEF and French concessions and construction company VINCI has won a €460m contract from Metroselskabet to design and build Sydhavn Metro Line (Line 4) in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Haptic Architects and Nordic Office of Architecture have unveiled plans for a sustainable ‘smart city’ next to Norway’s primary transport hub, Oslo Airport Gardermoen (OSL), Flytoget Airport Express, E6, E16 and Jessheim city.
De Groene Boog, a consortium comprising BESIX Group, Dura Vermeer Groep, Van Oord PPP, John Laing Investments, RebelValley and TBI PPP, has been selected by Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) for the A16 motorway project in the Netherlands.
EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI) team has secured a $254.5m contract from Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx to design, build and finance the Stouffville Corridor Stations Improvement project of the province’s GO Regional Express Rail (RER) programme in Canada.
Construction began on the widening of Armadale Road in the city of Perth in Western Australia.
UK-based construction firm Laing O'Rourke has won a contract worth AUD955m ($746m) to transform Sydney’s busiest station into the gateway to the new Sydney Metro network.