The Swedish government has revealed its ten-year infrastructure investment plan, which includes major invostment in high-speed railways.
The Australian state of Victoria has started the tender process for the US$72 million Avon River Bridge in Stratford.
A contract has been awarded for the provision of project management assistance on a 27km metro line in the Greater Toulouse region.
The management services and design review contract has been awarded for a US$2.26bn elevated rail corridor in Mumbai.
Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands has chosen the contracting consortium to build a 4km-long rail viaduct including two arch bridges.
Contractors have been appointed to build viaducts and dozens of stations for two elevated metro lines in Mumbai, India.
A study carried out by Stantec Consulting has found that it would not be feasible to add light rail tracks to the High Level Bridge in Edmonton, Canada.
Plans for a new bridge over the River Severn are included in major development strategy launched yesterday in the English county of Gloucestershire.
A bridge over the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway has been rotated into position.
Preliminary work has begun on a bridge that is a key part of the proposed US$30bn Gateway rail upgrade programme.
Egis is to design the viaducts for a new rail corridor linking Delhi and Meerut in India.
The contract for a 7.1km-long viaduct has been awarded to Nagarjuna Construction Company.
Two new viaducts are to be built by contractor Astaldi Group as part of the contract to upgrade a section of the E-59 Warsaw-Poznan railway line in Poland. The firm won the contract this week as the 95% partner of a joint venture.
Design shortcomings and a lack of appreciation of the risks of taking cores close to a water main are among factors blamed for last year’s partial collapse of a bridge onto a railway line in Leicestershire, England.
Groundbreaking has taken place for a new railway bridge in Reichenau, Switzerland.
Aecom has won a further design package on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail project.
The Indian government has published an update on what it says will soon be the tallest rail bridge in the world.
The Swedish Transport Authority,Trafikverket, has awarded a contract to Implenia to upgrade and replace five rail bridges in Stockholm as part of a major renovation of railway tracks, bridges and tunnels in the heart of the city.
The transport operator in the US city of Seattle has authorised a contract with a value of almost US$712 million for a project that includes adding light transit to the Homer M Hadley Floating Bridge.
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