The board of directors of Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has approved a long-term agreement with terminal operator SSA Marine for the development and operation of a $238.7m international container terminal at Blount Island Marine Terminal.
United Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have broken ground on a modern Technical Operations Center (TOC) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for its fleet of aircraft.
Australian construction firm Lendlease has been appointed by Queensland Airports to deliver Gold Coast Airport’s southern terminal expansion, the next phase of the $370m ($262m) airport redevelopment scheme called ‘Project LIFT’.
The UK government has approved funding of £55m for the Southern Link Road, which is expected to halve peak journey times along the A4440 and pave the way for up to 5,600 new homes.
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.
Swiss company LafargeHolcim has won long-term contracts worth €110m as part of the Grand Paris Express (GPE) project.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed a $75m loan agreement to widen and upgrade 42km of the Mardan-Swabi road in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan.
Work has begun on Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor, a 25km road project in Qatar from Hamad International Airport to Umm Lekhba Interchange (known as Landmark Interchange) on Doha Expressway, coinciding with the celebrations of Kuwait’s National Day.
Work on Segment 2 of the $224m I-75 modernisation project in Oakland County, Michigan, US, is set to commence on 28 February 2019.
British construction company Graham has been appointed by the Port of Tilbury to deliver a new multimillion-pound port terminal, Tilbury2.
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 European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a loan of €250m to Georgia to finance an extended upgrade of the East-West Highway, the main artery for long-distance road traffic in the country and part of Europe’s Trans-European Network – Transport (TEN-T) infrastructure.
Construction on the $6.8bn Metro Manila Subway in the Philippines will commence on 27 February 2019 and as part of the preparatory work, officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), led by Secretary Arthur Tugade, inspected the tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) in Japan.
The Port of Tilbury, owned by the Forth Ports Group, has received development consent to build Tilbury2, a new £200m port terminal on the River Thames, adjacent to the 930-acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London.
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.
Highways England has unveiled plans for a major new road and a three-tier junction at the Black Cat roundabout in Bedfordshire to improve east-west road link and journeys on the A1, the A421 and the A428.