The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) has awarded a contract to the US-based engineering services provider Jacobs to provide strategic consultancy services for the proposed new high-speed railway lines between Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö in Sweden.
UK-based infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has secured a contract from Wigan Council to help design the borough’s M58 link road, which will connect J26 M6 with Wigan town centre via the A49 link road.
CPB Contractors, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, has been selected by the government of South Australia for the construction of three regional transport infrastructure projects under the Port Wakefield to Port Augusta Regional Projects Alliance (RPA).
Kier Highways has secured a £150m contract from Highways England for the construction of the A585 road expansion project.
US-based construction firm Tutor Perini has been awarded a $432m contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) for the Division 20 Portal Widening and Turnback Facility project.
Oman’s Ministry of Transport has unveiled its plans to build the new Muscat Airport City as part of the National Aviation Strategy 2030.
UK-based construction company Graham has been selected as the main contractor to deliver a new M11 Junction 7A at Harlow, England.
The New Zealand Transport Agency has shortlisted two teams for the design and construction of the proposed Northern Pathway harbour bridge.
US-based Granite Construction has secured a $25m contract from the California Department of Transportation for the Interstate 8 (I-8) at Imperial Avenue Interchange Reconstruction Project in Southern El Centro, California, US.
Renfe Operadora, a Spanish state-owned company that operates freight and passenger trains, has signed a contract worth $5.9bn to develop and operate the Texas High-Speed Rail project, connecting Houston and Dallas.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has selected four design-build teams for the proposed Bootheel Bridge Bundle project in the US.
The Denver City Council has approved the general contractor/construction management contract worth $195m with construction firm Hensel Phelps to complete the first phase of Denver International Airport’s (DEN) Great Hall project.
High Speed Two (HS2) has submitted plans of the updated design of its London super-hub at Old Oak Common station in the UK to the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC).
BESIX Group has been selected by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai for the construction of two flyover bridges, a one-lane ramp and a two-lane tunnel in Shindagha district near Port Rashid.
The UK’s Department of Transport has announced that it is investing £17m to upgrade A2300 road corridor at Burgess Hill in West Sussex.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a SEK445m ($45.8m) loan to Municipality of Ystad in Sweden to renovate the Port of Ystad to accommodate climate-friendly vessels.
Derby City Council, together with Nottingham City Council, has submitted a bid for £100m for the second phase of the Transforming Cities Fund in the UK.
Standard Chartered Tanzania has signed a $1.46bn loan agreement with the Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance to support the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded three contracts worth SGD596m ($428.6m) to construct four stations for the Jurong Region Line (JRL) and their associated viaducts.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a €90m ($97.5m) loan to Družba za avtoceste v Republiki Sloveniji (DARS) for upgrading and extending the Karavanke tunnel that connects Austria and Slovenia.