Transport Infrastructure

Eurovia wins £106m contract to upgrade railway line in Czech Republic

16 Sep 2019 | Europe

Eurovia, a joint venture between Strabag Rail and Elektrizace železnic Praha, has secured a contract worth €120m (£106m) to upgrade 8.7km railway line section between Smíchov station in Prague and the City of Černošice southwest of the capital in the Czech Republic.

LAWA breaks ground on £1.6bn Consolidated Rent-A-Car facility in US

13 Sep 2019 | North America

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and city officials have broken ground on the $2bn (£1.62bn) Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility, which aims to improve and streamline the car rental process at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the US.

Lincolnshire Council plans contracts worth £762m for highways maintenance

12 Sep 2019 | Europe

UK-based construction company Balfour Beatty, construction engineering firm Colas and WSP UK, the British subsidiary of Canadian consultant company WSP Global, have been recommended to deliver highways services for Lincolnshire County Council from 1 April 2020.

Singapore LTA awards contracts worth £434m for five JRL stations

11 Sep 2019 | Asia

The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded two contracts, together worth S$739.5m (£434.51m), for the construction of five stations and associated viaducts on the Jurong Region Line (JRL).

Acciona consortium opens £890m Toowoomba second range crossing in Australia

10 Sep 2019 | Asia

Acciona and its partners Plenary Group and Cintra Infraestructuras have commissioned the final section of the Toowomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) in the Australian state of Queensland.

Hill team to design, manage Greek port expansion project

9 Sep 2019 | Europe

A consortium led by American construction consulting firm Hill International has signed an agreement with the Thessaloniki Port Authority (THPA) to provide design and project management services for the expansion of the marine works infrastructure of Pier 6.

Lendlease Engineering, partner win £356m contract for Western Sydney Airport

6 Sep 2019 | Oceania

Lendlease Engineering and its joint venture partner CPB Contractors have won a contract worth A$644m (£356m) to undertake major bulk earthworks package at the federally funded A$5.3bn (£3bn) Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport.

NCC wins £75m contract to build new section of Bergen Light Rail line

6 Sep 2019 | Europe

Swedish construction firm NCC has secured a contract worth SEK900m (£75.6m) from Bybanen Utbygging, a department of Hordaland County Council in Norway, to build the D14 Mindemyren project, part of the Bergen Light Rail line.

ADB grants £285m loan to improve road connectivity in India

5 Sep 2019 | Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a $350m (£285m) loan to rehabilitate and upgrade about 850km of state highways and major district roads in the state of Chhattisgarh.

Sound Transit breaks ground on £2.4bn Lynnwood Link Extension in US

4 Sep 2019 | North America

Sound Transit and its partners have broken ground of the $2.9bn (£2.4bn), 8.5-mile Lynnwood Link Extension, which will extend the light rail from Northgate to Lynnwood City Center in Washington, US.

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