Transport Infrastructure

Porr consortium wins €217m highway construction contract in Poland

19 May 2020 | Europe

A consortium of Porr and Mota-Engil Central Europe has secured a contract worth PLN989.7m (€217m) from the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA) in Poland to design and build the 15km-long section of the S1 expressway from Oświęcim to Dankowice.

VINCI-led team bags €800m contract for French rail project

18 May 2020 | Europe

A joint venture of VINCI and Spie Batignolles has received a contract, worth €799m, from Société du Grand Paris for the construction of package 1 of Grand Paris Express Line 18 in France.

Queensland unveils $1.3bn plan to ease congestion in Brisbane

18 May 2020 | Oceania

The state government of Queensland in Australia has announced plans to invest A$2.1bn ($1.3bn) for Moreton Bay and North Brisbane roads to reduce congestion.

Concept design unveiled for $644m Rockhampton Ring Road project in Australia

15 May 2020 | Oceania

The Queensland and Australian governments have unveiled the concept design of the A$1bn ($643.7m) Rockhampton Ring Road project.

AECOM, SLC Rail to reintroduce passenger rail services in Northumberland

15 May 2020 | Europe

AECOM and SLC Rail have reached an agreement with Northumberland County Council to reintroduce rail passenger services to an existing freight-only line.

Construction to begin on Fehmarn Belt rail-road link

14 May 2020 | Europe

Femern Link Contractors joint venture has received notice to proceed from the Danish Government for the construction of what it claims to be the world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel, the Fehmarnbelt link between Denmark and Germany.

Tonkin Gap Alliance selected to build Tonkin Gap project in Australia

13 May 2020 | Oceania

The state government of Western Australia has selected Tonkin Gap Alliance as the preferred proponent to build the Tonkin Gap project and associated works for the METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line.

Astaldi Group bags €356m Romanian motorway contract

13 May 2020 | Europe

Astaldi Group has been awarded a EPC contract, worth €356m, for the construction of more than 30km of the Sibiu-Pitesti Motorway in Romania.

MBTA board approves $159m contract for South Coast Rail project in US

12 May 2020 | North America

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.

UK to invest £2bn to boost walking and cycling

11 May 2020 | Europe

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.

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