Transport Infrastructure

Vinci Airports subsidiary signs €1.15bn deal for Lisbon airport capacity expansion

9 Jan 2019 | Europe

Aeroportos de Portugal (ANA), a subsidiary of Vinci Airports and concessionaire of 10 airports in Portugal, has signed a €1.15bn agreement with the Portuguese government for the extension of the airport capacity in the Lisbon region.

Mace appointed for £150m arrivals terminal at London Stansted Airport

9 Jan 2019 | Europe

British consultancy and construction firm Mace has won a contract for a new, £150m arrivals terminal at London Stansted Airport.

Heathrow launches next phase of consultation on expansion plans

9 Jan 2019 | Europe

Heathrow has launched the next phase of Airspace and Future Operations public consultation and is urging local communities to help shape the airport’s plans for the existing two runways and as part of the proposed expansion.

Scottish govt to invest additional £50m in Tay cities region

9 Jan 2019 | Europe

The Scottish government will invest an additional £50m in the Tay cities region to support manufacturing businesses and for the delivery of the Cross Tay Link Road.

Ashghal opens new tunnel to ease traffic in Qatar

7 Jan 2019 | Middle East

Ashghal, the public works authority of Qatar, has opened a 1km uni-directional tunnel with one lane at Gharrafat Al Rayyan Interchange along Al Luqta Street as part of the Dukhan Highway East project to deliver direct free-flow connectivity from Gharrafat Al Rayyan to Doha.

Great Lakes wins Corpus Christi ship channel improvement contract

7 Jan 2019 | North America

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has won a $92m contract from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) from the Gulf of Mexico to Harbor Island, as part of the Channel Improvement Project (CIP).

Chinese consortium signs PPP contract for Dhaka Bypass

4 Jan 2019 | Asia

A Chinese consortium comprising Sichuan Road and Bridge Group, Shamim Enterprise and UDC Construction has signed a public-private partnership (PPP) concession contract with the Government of Bangladesh to upgrade the Dhaka Bypass.

Juneau Associates wins Illinois tollway professional services contract

4 Jan 2019 | North America

Juneau Associates has won its first Illinois tollway prime professional services contract for construction observation and management on the I-294 Central Tri-State.

OCTA receives $149m FTA grant for Streetcar project

3 Jan 2019 | North America

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has received a $149m Full Funding Grant Agreement from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the OC Streetcar Project in Orange County, California, US.

Hochtief, Implenia JV to build suburban railway trunk route in Germany

3 Jan 2019 | Europe

A joint venture comprising German construction firm Hochtief and Implenia has secured a contract from Deutsche Bahn (German Federal Railway) for the second trunk route of the suburban railway in Munich.

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