Transport Infrastructure

Strabag JV Devimar achieves financial close on Colombian road project

25 Mar 2019 | South America

Desarrollo Vial al Mar (Devimar), the concession holder for the 176km Autopista al Mar 1 highway project in Colombia, has secured $713m financing for the public-private partnership (PPP) toll road project.

Costain to deliver A19 upgrade project in UK

25 Mar 2019 | Europe

British smart infrastructure solutions company Costain has been appointed by Highways England to deliver major upgrades on the A19 as part of the government company’s Regional Investment Programme (RIP).

Australia to invest $1.4bn in Geelong-Melbourne fast railway project

25 Mar 2019 | Oceania

The Australian government said that it will invest A$2bn ($1.4bn) in a fast rail project between Geelong and Melbourne, which will reduce the journey time on the 80km route in half to 32 minutes.

CN plans $277m expansion of rail infrastructure in Alberta

22 Mar 2019 | North America

Canadian National Railway (CN) has announced plans to invest around C$370m ($277m) across Alberta in 2019 to expand the company’s rail network throughout the province.

UK govt announces funding for North West Relief Road in Shrewsbury

22 Mar 2019 | Europe

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) will provide £54m for the construction of the North West Relief Road, between Battlefield Link Road and Oxon Link Road, which will provide a new, single-carriageway route taking traffic out of the town centre.

O’Hare Airport breaks ground on $1.2bn Terminal 5 expansion

21 Mar 2019 | North America

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and airline officials broke ground on the first phase of a $1.2bn expansion of Terminal 5 at O’Hare International Airport.

Ferrovial team wins €153m Spanish highway contract

20 Mar 2019 | Europe

A consortium consisting of Spanish companies Ferrovial, Acciona and Lopesan has won a €153m contract to build a stretch of highway on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria.

Construction begins on new cruise terminal at Port Canaveral in US

19 Mar 2019 | North America

Canaveral Port Authority and cruise partner Carnival Cruise Line have broken ground on Port Canaveral’s new $163m Cruise Terminal 3 complex, called Launch Pad, in Florida, US.

HS2 plans to use heat from brakes, engines for district heating scheme

18 Mar 2019 | Europe

Engineers developing the HS2 super-hub at Old Oak Common in North West London are planning to tap heat from the brakes and engines of high-speed trains to heat water and power central heating of up to 500 new homes that could be built nearby.

Sacyr wins €44m contract for new building at Spanish airport

18 Mar 2019 | Europe

Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Spanish construction company Sacyr, has won a €44m contract from Aena for a building joining terminals T1 and T2 of the Tenerife Sur Airport in Spain.

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