Transport Infrastructure

Aecom secures $328m design-build contract for road project in Australia

28 Oct 2019 | Oceania

US-based infrastructure firm Aecom has won an A$481m ($328m) design-build contract from the Australian government for the Edmonton to Gordonvale section of the Bruce Highway upgrade in the state of Queensland.

Costain begins construction on $266m road project in Preston, UK

28 Oct 2019 | Europe

UK-based construction and engineering solutions provider Costain has commenced construction on the £207m ($266m) Preston Western Distributor scheme and a new junction on the M55 in Preston, UK.

Ground broken on O’Hare Airport’s $334m runway 9R/27L extension

28 Oct 2019 | North America

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), and airline officials broke ground on the $334m runway 9R/27L extension of O’Hare International Airport.

UK council submits preferred option for A27 Arundel Bypass scheme

25 Oct 2019 | Europe

West Sussex County Council has submitted an application to Highways England indicating that the offline Magenta route option (Option 4/5AV1) is the preferred choice for the proposed A27 Arundel Bypass scheme.

Züblin, Max Bögl selected for $555m rail project in Germany

25 Oct 2019 | Europe

.Züblin, a civil engineering division of Strabag, and its consortium partner Max Bögl have won a contract for the €500m ($555m) Stuttgart-Ulm railway line in Germany.

Fitzgerald Constructions selected for Neville Bonner Bridge project in Australia

24 Oct 2019 | Oceania

Fitzgerald Constructions has been selected by the Queensland government for the construction of Neville Bonner Bridge across the Brisbane River in Brisbane, Australia.

Wellington International Airport unveils 20-year, $641m upgrade plan

23 Oct 2019 | Asia

Wellington International Airport in New Zealand has unveiled a masterplan, which details plans to accommodate traffic growth by 2040, with an investment of NZ$1bn ($641.6m).

Amey Sir Robert McAlpine wins contract for M6 upgrade project in UK

23 Oct 2019 | Europe

Amey Sir Robert McAlpine, a joint venture between Amey and Sir Robert McAlpine, has been selected by Highways England to upgrade Junction 19 on M6 near the English town of Knutsford.

Mobilinx consortium wins $3.5bn contract for Hurontario LRT project

22 Oct 2019 | North America

Mobilinx Hurontario General Partnership (Mobilinx) has been awarded a contract worth C$4.6bn ($3.5bn) by Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in the Toronto region.

Highways England unveils plans to widen A12

22 Oct 2019 | Europe

Highways England, a government agency responsible for motorways and major trunk roads in England, has unveiled plans to widen a 15-mile section of the road between Chelmsford and Marks Tey in the UK.

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