Transport Infrastructure

NCC set to begin work on Phase 2 of Faroe Islands tunnel project

14 Dec 2018 | Europe

NCC, a construction, infrastructure and property development company in the Nordic region, is set to commence work on the SEK1.2bn ($132m) second phase of the tunnel contract on Faroe Islands, a North Atlantic archipelago located between Norway and Iceland and autonomous country of the Kingd ...

Fluor JV wins $1.2bn contract for Red and Purple rail lines in Chicago

13 Dec 2018 | North America

A joint venture of Fluor and Walsh Construction has won a $1.2bn contract from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to design and build the $2.1bn Phase One of the Red and Purple Line Modernization (RPM) Program.

Planning Inspectorate to examine Highways England’s £100m A585 bypass proposal

12 Dec 2018 | Europe

The Planning Inspectorate has agreed to examine Highways England’s £100m plans for a new dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire.

New AWPR section in Scotland to open to traffic

11 Dec 2018 | Europe

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) section from Craibstone to Stonehaven and Charleston in Scotland will open for traffic on 12 December 2018.

Lane Construction wins two US highway contracts worth $460m

10 Dec 2018 | North America

Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian construction and civil engineering company Salini Impregilo, has won two highway contracts in North Carolina, US, together worth $460m.

Downer builds first South Australian road with soft plastics, glass

10 Dec 2018 | Oceania

Australian company Downer Group and South Australia’s City of Onkaparinga have partnered with resource recovery and recycling companies Close the Loop and RED Group for the construction of the first South Australian road built with soft plastics and glass.

Hensel Phelps wins contract for new facilities at Tampa Airport, US

10 Dec 2018 | North America

Hensel Phelps Construction has won a $66m contract from the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority for new facilities and site preparation of 35 acres in the Tampa International Airport’s new SkyCenter development area.

Network Rail announces first CP6 contracts

6 Dec 2018 | Europe

Network Rail has announced the first multi-million-pound contracts for Control Period 6 (2019-2024), worth £645m.

Chinese consortium to begin work on fourth bridge across Panama Canal

6 Dec 2018 | South America

Consortium Panamá Cuarto Puente, comprising China Communications Construction and China Harbor Engineering, has secured an order to commence work on the design and construction of a $1.5bn fourth bridge over the Panama Canal.

New Zealand’s City Rail Link tunnel construction achieves breakthrough

6 Dec 2018 | Oceania

City Rail Link (CRL) has achieved a milestone with the breakthrough from the Albert Street tunnels to CRL tunnels across the Commercial Bay site in Downtown Auckland, New Zealand.

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