The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will undertake an AED590m ($161m) project to expand the smart traffic systems in support of efforts to rank Dubai as the smartest city worldwide and implement smart technologies and programmes to ease the mobility in Dubai.
The OpenIJ consortium, consisting of BAM-PGGM, VolkerWessels and DIF, has achieved a milestone in the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock in the Netherlands, with the immersion of the caisson for the outer lock head into its final position.
The UK government has announced a £2bn funding for Network Rail in Wales and Borders to upgrade the network to improve safety of passengers and ensure reliable transportation for passengers and freight customers.
The Lendlease Samsung Bouygues Joint Venture (LSBJV), comprising Lendlease Engineering, Samsung C&T and Bouygues Construction Australia (subsidiary of Bouygues Travaux Publics), has won a contract from the New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia to design and construct the twin 7.5km motorway tunnels for the $12bn WestConnex project in Sydney.
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has secured approval from the Uttlesford District Council for its planning application to increase the capacity of London Stansted Airport from 35 million passengers to 43 million a year.
American construction company Hensel Phelps has won a $327m design-build contract from Nashville International Airport (BNA) for the terminal lobby and International Arrivals Facility (IAF) project.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has cleared the path for the construction on the $2.003bn Southwest Light Rail Transit Project (SWLRT) in the US state of Minnesota.
TransStroyMekhanizatsiya (TSM), a subsidiary of Russian heavy construction company Mostotrest, has won a RUB5.1bn ($75m) contract from the Voronezh Region Transport and Road Department to build the Southeast Bobrov Bypass in the Bobrov Municipal District.
Spanish company Ferrovial, through subsidiary Cintra, has achieved financial closure on the Ruta del Cacao toll road concession in Colombia.
ITM Monitoring, a SOCOTEC Group company, has secured a contract from Transport for London (TfL) to provide critical baseline measurements, including manual monitoring of the surrounding assets such as the Emirates Air Line and Docklands Light Railway viaduct, for the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel, a twin-bore road tunnel under the Thames in east London.
Saudi Arabia has announced a new airport development project in Yemen, which will accommodate two million travellers a year.
Amey Consulting has won a £49.7m contract to design the motorways and major A roads in Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and South Lancashire in the North West of the UK.
Highways England has announced contracts worth up to £8.7bn of work on motorways and major A roads in the UK to ensure better planned roadworks and more reliable journeys.
UK-based building and civil engineering company McLaughlin & Harvey has won an EPC contract from York Potash Processing and Ports, a subsidiary of fertilizer development company Sirius Minerals, for the development of the company’s port handling facility at Teesside, UK.
Canadian construction company Graham has won a $455.3m design-build project for State Route (SR) 520 Montlake to Lake Washington I/C and bridge replacement, located in Seattle, Washington, US.
The Government of Alberta in Canada will invest C$1bn ($762m) in Edmonton’s Valley Line West expansion project and C$131m in the of the C$328m Metro Line expansion project, which will provide affordable public transit options for Albertans in the capital region.
Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to construct three footbridges in various parts of Dubai, including one that will have four escalators linking the four sides of an important junction at the King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street.
A joint venture between Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company (RLW), a subsidiary of Sterling Construction Company, and SEMA Construction has won a contract to design and perform the reconstruction work on I-25 in Weld and Larimer counties in Colorado.
A joint venture of Irish firm Roadbridge and Spanish infrastructure company FCC Construcción (FCC) has secured a contract for the construction of a new runway at Dublin Airport.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has been selected by the Australian and New South Wales (NSW) governments for the next stage of The Northern Road upgrade project between Luddenham and Glenmore Park in western Sydney.