Transport Infrastructure

Construction begins on Gatwick Airport’s railway station concourse

19 Nov 2020 | Europe

Construction has started on the Gatwick Airport’s new railway station concourse as the first train was pulled into a temporary platform, which was delivered before schedule by UK-based construction and engineering firm Costain.

UK approves £1.7bn A303 Stonehenge road tunnel project

13 Nov 2020 | Europe

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has granted development consent for £1.7bn A303 Stonehenge road tunnel project.

Highways England launches tender to build £2bn Lower Thames Crossing tunnel

12 Nov 2020 | Europe

Highways England has launched its £2bn tunnelling contract for the Lower Thames Crossing in Britain.

L&T wins contracts for various projects in India, Nepal and Saudi Arabia

12 Nov 2020 | Asia

The construction division of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has been awarded significant contracts for various projects in India, Nepal and Saudi Arabia.

Network Rail begins work on second section of £80m Dawlish sea wall

12 Nov 2020 | Europe

Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of the railway network in Great Britain, has commenced construction on the second section of the new £80m Dawlish sea wall in Devon, UK.

ADB grants $121m loan to complete Uzbekistan railway upgrade project

11 Nov 2020 | Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $121m loan to complete the modernisation of eastern Uzbekistan railway network.

UK approves £60m funding for North Devon Link Road upgrade

10 Nov 2020 | Europe

The Department for Transport (DfT) of the UK has approved £60m financing for the work on A361, known as the North Devon Link Road.

Trans4m Rail secures $503m Inland Rail upgrade contract in Australia

9 Nov 2020 | Oceania

Trans4m Rail, a joint venture (JV) between John Holland and SEE Civil, has been awarded a A$693m ($503m) contract by Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) to upgrade a section of Inland Rail in North West New South Wales, Australia.

Vinci JV wins $1.09bn Sydney Gateway motorway contract in Australia

6 Nov 2020 | Oceania

Seymour Whyte, a subsidiary of Vinci, in a 50:50 joint venture (JV) with John Holland, has secured a contract worth A$1.5bn ($1.09bn) for Sydney Gateway motorway in Australia.

Main construction to commence on £85m M56 upgrade project in UK

4 Nov 2020 | Europe

The UK Government has announced that the main construction work on the £85m M56 upgrade project in Manchester and Cheshire is set to commence later this month.

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