Skanska has been awarded a $40m contract by Amtrak, a US-based passenger railroad service provider, to rehabilitate and restore maintenance facilities in the northeast region of the US.
Evolve Bayswater Alliance (Coleman Rail) has been selected as the preferred proponent to design and build the new Bayswater Station project as part of METRONET project in Western Australia.
Canadian design firm Stantec has been selected by Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) to provide technical advisory services for the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Ontario, Canada.
Italian construction companies Salini Impregilo and Astaldi announced that they have resumed their work on the new M4 metro line in Milan.
Swedish construction and development company Skanska has been awarded a contract, worth approximately $195m, by the Delaware River Port Authority to rehabilitate the Benjamin Franklin Bridge that connects Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey, US.
The state government of New South Wales has called expressions of interest for the construction of 50km of new metro railway tunnels between Greater Parramatta and the Sydney’s Central Business District on the Sydney Metro West project.
A consortium comprising ÅF Pöyry (AFRY) and construction company GRK has been awarded a contract by the City of Helsinki in Finland to design and construct the second phase of the new tram project.
RB Rail, a joint venture of three Baltic States Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania that is implementing the Rail Baltica project, has awarded two contracts for the design and design supervision services for the two sections of the railway line in Latvia.
US-based Granite Construction has secured a contract worth $79m to deliver the Highway 101: Carpinteria project in Santa Barbara County, California.
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to provide a loan of €68m to the Klaipėda State Seaport Authority for the expansion of the port of Klaipėda in Lithuania.
A consortium comprising Sweden-based NCC and Spanish company Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHL) has received a contract to build a new section of railway between Lund and Arlöv in Skåne, Sweden.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide $404m loan to upgrade the intercity travel and cross-border connectivity in Bangladesh.
The Swedish Transport Administration has awarded a contract, worth about SEK1.7bn ($169m), to construction and development company Skanska to build double-track on the West Coast Line.
Kier Highways has reached major project milestones on M20 near Maidstone in Kent and the M23 in Surrey and Sussex with the opening of a new lane.
UK-based infrastructure support service provider Amey has been awarded a contract by Transport Scotland, an executive agency of the Scottish Government, to maintain and improve the motorways and trunk roads in south east Scotland.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed a financing agreement with the Government of Mozambique to provide a $34m grant for the construction of the 35km phase II of the Nambungali-Roma road.
A ground-breaking ceremony was held on the new Qingdao International Cruise Terminal Area at Qingdao Port in Shandong province in China.
Great Britain’s rail network owner and operator Network Rail has announced Siemens Mobility and Atkins as its partners to introduce in-cab signalling on the southern section of the East Coast Main Line.
The European Commission has announced that the Fehmarn Belt rail-road link, the planned 19km long immersed tunnel, is in-line with EU state aid rules.
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to financially support two infrastructure projects in Europe, a tram project in Helsinki, Finland and a green office complex in Stockholm, Sweden.