Transport Infrastructure

Flatiron Construction chosen low bidder for California rail project

25 Feb 2019 | North America

Flatiron Construction, a major infrastructure contractor based in the US, has been named apparent low bidder on the Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County, California.

Arcadis to work on phase I of Chicago transit project

25 Feb 2019 | North America

Dutch firm Arcadis has been selected as managing partner of Elevated Solution Partners, a joint venture with Jacobs and Ardmore Roderick, to serve as owner’s representative of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) programme.

Philippines set to break ground on $6.8bn Metro Manila Subway

22 Feb 2019 | Asia

Construction on the $6.8bn Metro Manila Subway in the Philippines will commence on 27 February 2019 and as part of the preparatory work, officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), led by Secretary Arthur Tugade, inspected the tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) in Japan.

EIB to lend €250m for transport infrastructure in Georgia

22 Feb 2019 | Europe

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a loan of €250m to Georgia to finance an extended upgrade of the East-West Highway, the main artery for long-distance road traffic in the country and part of Europe’s Trans-European Network – Transport (TEN-T) infrastructure.

Pittsburgh Airport unveils designs for $1.1bn terminal

21 Feb 2019 | North America

The board of directors of the Allegheny County Airport Authority has approved a concept design for the $1.1bn Terminal Modernisation Programme at Pittsburgh International Airport, US.

Port of Tilbury secures approval for new £200m terminal

21 Feb 2019 | Europe

The Port of Tilbury, owned by the Forth Ports Group, has received development consent to build Tilbury2, a new £200m port terminal on the River Thames, adjacent to the 930-acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London.

Highways England unveils plans for new road, junction at Black Cat

20 Feb 2019 | Europe

Highways England has unveiled plans for a major new road and a three-tier junction at the Black Cat roundabout in Bedfordshire to improve east-west road link and journeys on the A1, the A421 and the A428.

Tutor Perini JV selected for $1.4bn Purple Line Extension contract

20 Feb 2019 | North America

Tutor Perini/O&G Joint Venture has received a notice of intent from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the award of a $1.4bn contract for the Purple Line Extension Section 3 Stations project.

RDIF, Siemens to invest in $4.5bn Russian high-speed rail project

19 Feb 2019 | Europe

The Ural high-speed rail project in Russia has moved closer to reality with Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Siemens Mobility and the Economic Partnership Ural High-Speed Rail signing an agreement to invest in the project and take up joint construction.

Final section of AWPR in Scotland opens to traffic

19 Feb 2019 | Europe

The final section of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) between Craibstone and Parkhill in Scotland has opened to traffic, providing access to the entire 36-mile (58km) route to road users across the North East.

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