The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced that its Fiscal and Management Control Board has approved a contract worth about $159m with Skanska DW White JV to construct the Fall River Secondary Line of the South Coast Rail project in Massachusetts, US.
Dexter Nova Alliance, led by local contractors Dexter Construction and Nova Construction, with BBGI as an equity partner, has been awarded a contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the 38km twinned segment of Highway 104 in Nova Scotia, Canada.
The UK Government Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced a new £2bn package to build alternative ways of travel including walking and cycling to reduce pressure on public transport systems.
The UK government has announced the opening of A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon scheme eight months ahead of schedule.
Kier Highways has been awarded an additional 12-month contract worth £40m to provide highways maintenance works to Surrey County Council.
Purple Line Transit Constructors (PLTC) has announced its intention to exit the public-private partnership to build Maryland’s 16-mile Purple Line light rail project in the US.
Strabag’s Hungarian subsidiary has secured a €72m infrastructure contract to build and modernise a 7.5km bypass road in the city of Veszprém.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has agreed to provide a loan of €75m to Tbilisi Transport Company for the modernisation of its metro network in the capital city of Georgia.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in the US has selected Fluor and its joint venture partner Balfour Beatty for the Oak Hill Parkway Infrastructure Project in Austin.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) had begun construction on a new four-lane highway segment on State Route 76 in Itawamba County.
South Korean conglomerate Hyosung announced its plans to build the largest liquid hydrogen plant in the world.
The Heijmans/Siemens Mobility combination has been selected by the Municipality of Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands, to renovate the Piet Hein Tunnel in the city.
Sterling Construction, a US-based construction company, has secured an $80m contract from Parsons for the reconstruction of the Bucholz Army Airfield Runway in the Kwajalein Atoll of the Marshall Islands.
Railway infrastructure manager Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) has assigned Saipem-led Cepav due consortium to advance the second construction lot for a high-speed railroad section in the country.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a €400m loan to fund the upgrade of A3 motorway section in Bavaria, Germany.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia is set to launch the tender for the construction of the A$2.6bn ($1.6bn) M6 Stage 1 project.
Interserve Construction has been appointed by Hertfordshire County Council to deliver the final phase of key improvements to the A602 road, between Tonwell and Watton-at-Stone, in the UK.
UK-based construction firm BAM has completed construction on new £40m wharf at British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station in Antarctica.
Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) in Australia has selected Arup, a UK-based firm, as its rail operational planning adviser for the expansion of the rail network in the region.
L&T Construction’s heavy civil infrastructure business has been awarded two contracts to build Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh, India.