Italian construction firm Salini Impregilo has completed the tunnel excavation work along Line 3 of Riyadh Metro in Saudi Arabia.
LINK 427 has been chosen as the preferred proponent by Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 427 Expansion project.
Soletanche Bachy, a subsidiary of Vinci, has formed an equal joint venture with its South Korean partner Sambo E&C to carry out ground reinforcement work at Hong Kong International Airport.
BNSF Railway Company, a freight railroad network in North America, has unveiled a $3.4bn capital expenditure plan for 2017.
Zuidplus, a joint venture of Fluor, Heijmans and Hochtief, has been preliminarily awarded the Zuidasdok project in the Netherlands.
Lebuhraya DUKE Fasa 2A (LDF2A), a subsidiary of Malaysian construction firm Ekovest, has received approval in principle from the government for the privatisation of the MYR6.32bn ($1.4bn) Kampung Baru Link, Istana Link and Kapar Link expressway.
US-based construction company Tutor Perini has received a notice of intent from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 2 Project.
Construction work has started on Sound Transit’s Northgate light rail station, one of three stations set to open in 2021 with the completion of the Northgate Link Extension.Sound Transit has awarded the $174M contract to Absher Construction Company in August 2016. The scope of the work includes the construction of an elevated station at Northgate, a guideway and a parking garage with 450 stalls for transit users.It will also involve the construction of a transit island, located below the south end of the station platform between Northeast 100th and Northeast 103rd Streets, for convenient light rail and bus connections.According to Sound Transit, trains traveling in the 5.6km twin tunnels north to and from the University of Washington station at Husky Stadium will stop at underground stations in the U District and Roosevelt neighborhoods, exit the tunnels at First Avenue Northeast and Northeast 95th and transition to a 1.3km elevated guideway to reach the new station.Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff [speaker in the photo] said: "Within a few years this station will enable many thousands more riders each day to take advantage of fast and reliable travel through some of the most congestion-choked areas of our region."The $1.9bn Northgate Link project extends light rail 6.9km north from the University of Washington to a station next to the King County Northgate Transit Center.
Royal Boskalis Westminster has won a €480M contract from the Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) for the development of the port of Duqm in Oman.
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has broken ground on Charlotte Area Transit System’s (CATS) second phase of the CityLYNX Gold Line Streetcar system in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Flatiron Constructors has been awarded a $145.3M contract by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to design and build a new bridge at Rodanthe in North Carolina, US.
Development and construction firm Skanska has won contracts worth $568M in the US.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has announced the start of construction on the £350M Metrolink Trafford Park line in Manchester, UK.
The Great Northern Connect Team, a joint venture between BGC Contracting and Laing O'Rourke Australia Construction, has secured a contract for stage two of the NorthLink WA project in Australia.
Copenhagen Airport has announced plans to build a new pier and double the size of the transit area in Terminal 2.
Muhibbah Engineering Middle East, a unit of Muhibbah Engineering, has secured a contract worth MYR438.1M ($98M) for the construction of roads and infrastructure in Qatar.
The US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced nearly $1.07bn in federal funding to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernisation Project.
Ekovest Construction (ECSB) and Samling Resources (SRSB) have signed a joint venture (JV) and shareholders agreement to develop and upgrade a stretch of the Pan Borneo highway in Sarawak, Malaysia.
A consortium led by Grupo Carso has been awarded a $4.2bn contract by the Mexico City Airport Group to build a new terminal building in the Mexico City Airport.
Transport for London (TfL) has signed a £500M framework deal with Costain, Morgan Sindall and Skanska to deliver major transportation projects in London.