Transport Infrastructure

HS2 unveils designs for Old Oak Common station in London

6 Feb 2019 | Europe

High Speed Two (HS2), a company that is developing and constructing the UK’s new high-speed rail network, has unveiled the latest designs for its west London super-hub at the former Great Western railway depot at Old Oak Common.

Strabag wins €132m contract for motorway project in Czech Republic

6 Feb 2019 | Europe

A consortium comprising Strabag, a subsidiary of European construction group Strabag, M-Silnice and SMP CZ, has won a CZK3.38bn (€132m) contract for a new section of the D35 motorway in the Czech Republic.

SR 99 double-deck tunnel in Washington opens to traffic

5 Feb 2019 | North America

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced the opening of the new SR 99 tunnel, a two-mile, double-deck tunnel part of replacement for Seattle’s seismically vulnerable Alaskan Way Viaduct, to traffic.

Network Rail submits plans for new, higher sea wall at Dawlish, UK

5 Feb 2019 | Europe

Network Rail has submitted a planning application to Teignbridge District Council to improve the long-term resilience of the railway linking Devon and Cornwall to the rest of the UK.

Port of Brisbane selects principal contractors for $114m cruise terminal

5 Feb 2019 | Asia

Port of Brisbane (PBPL) has selected Brady Marine & Civil and Hindmarsh as principal contractors for its A$158m ($114.4m) Brisbane International Cruise Terminal project.Following the appointment of principal contractors, the construction on the project is expected to start in the coming ...

TfN unveils £70bn plan to transform North economy

1 Feb 2019 | Europe

Transport for the North (TfN) has unveiled draft proposals valued at £70bn for northern infrastructure for the next three decades to transform the region’s economy.

Network Rail announces preferred bidders for £5bn rail system contracts

31 Jan 2019 | Europe

Network Rail has announced preferred bidders for the next decade of rail system contracts in Scotland and the South of England.

Singapore LTA awards $458m contract for section of NSC tunnels

31 Jan 2019 | Asia

Shanghai Tunnel Engineering (Singapore) has secured a S$615.9m ($458m) contract from the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) for a road tunnel, an MRT station box and commuter facilities between Sin Ming Avenue and Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 as part of the North-South Corridor (NSC) project.

Transurban, Virginia to invest $1bn to deliver four road projects

30 Jan 2019 | North America

Transurban Group has signed agreements with the Commonwealth of Virginia to invest more than $1bn to deliver four road projects along Interstate 495 and Interstate 95 in northern Virginia.Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said: “My administration is committed to creating opportunity for Virgin ...

Downer JV to deliver Perth Link Roads upgrade project in Tasmania

30 Jan 2019 | Asia

Australian integrated services firm Downer, as part of the VEC Shaw Joint Venture, is undertaking the A$92.3m ($66.4m) Perth Link Roads upgrade project in Tasmania.The project, touted to be the largest current road project in Tasmania, is a joint venture between VEC Civil Engineering, a Down ...

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