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Astaldi wins contract for Florida parkway

Astaldi wins contract for Florida parkway

15 Jan 2018: Astaldi has won the construction contract for a 12.8km section of the Wekiva Parkway in Florida. more »

Virginia approves $565m express lane project

Virginia approves $565m express lane project

11 Jan 2018: Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has accepted Transurban’s offer to extend the I-95 Express Lanes to Fredericksburg. more »

Team picked for Connecticut waste plant

Team picked for Connecticut waste plant

10 Jan 2018: A team made up of Sacyr and Manhattan Construction Group has been named preferred bidder for a waste treatment plant in Connecticut. more »

Minority firms secure key roles in Obama Presidential Center project

Minority firms secure key roles in Obama Presidential Center project

8 Jan 2018: An alliance of national and local businesses has been appointed as construction manager for the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago. more »

Maryland highway P3 attracts 27 responses

Maryland highway P3 attracts 27 responses

8 Jan 2018: There has been significant interest from the public-private partnership (P3) sector in a proposed highways project in Maryland, with 27 responses submitted to the request for information. more »

Contract awarded for Sacramento levee

Contract awarded for Sacramento levee

3 Jan 2018: The US Department Of Defense has awarded a US$30.7m contract for levee improvement works in West Sacramento, California. more »

Rhode Island awards $248m interchange contract

Rhode Island awards $248m interchange contract

3 Jan 2018: Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has awarded the design-build contract for an interchange that has been on the drawing board for 30 years. more »

Atkins picked for Oklahoma turnpike projects

Atkins picked for Oklahoma turnpike projects

20 Dec 2017: Atkins is to provide construction management for several projects designed to help improve Oklahoma’s turnpike system. more »

McConnell Dowell wins contract at Pago Pago Airport

McConnell Dowell wins contract at Pago Pago Airport

19 Dec 2017: McConnell Dowell has won a contract at Pago Pago Airport in American Samoa. more »

Virginia opens tender process for $3.5bn Hampton Roads bridge-tunnel scheme

Virginia opens tender process for $3.5bn Hampton Roads bridge-tunnel scheme

18 Dec 2017: Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has begun procurement of a private-sector partner for the expansion of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT). more »

Work begins on first phase of $1bn Purdue University development

Work begins on first phase of $1bn Purdue University development

15 Jan 2018: A team of Balfour Beatty and Walsh Investors has started work on a US$86m apartment complex that marks the start of major new development at Purdue University’s campus in Indiana. more »

Contract awarded for Rappahannock River Crossing

Contract awarded for Rappahannock River Crossing

11 Jan 2018: A US$101.6m contract has been awarded for construction of the Interstate 95 southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project in Virginia. more »

Management contract awarded for $700m Denver airport project

Management contract awarded for $700m Denver airport project

9 Jan 2018: A joint venture of Turner Construction and Flatiron Construction has been chosen to manage the expansion of Denver International Airport in Colorado. more »

Skanska wins San Francisco student housing scheme

Skanska wins San Francisco student housing scheme

8 Jan 2018: Skanska has won a US$170m contract to build a student housing complex in San Francisco. more »

Pennsylvania suspends pipeline contract

Pennsylvania suspends pipeline contract

5 Jan 2018: Construction work on a major pipeline in Pennsylvania has been suspended as the developer has not met its permit requirements. more »

Nuclear clean-up project set to start at Los Alamos lab

Nuclear clean-up project set to start at Los Alamos lab

3 Jan 2018: A joint venture has been appointed for almost US$1.4bn of legacy clean-up work at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). more »

Balfour Beatty plans university housing upgrades

Balfour Beatty plans university housing upgrades

3 Jan 2018: Balfour Beatty Communities has said that it plans to invest in capital improvements at a 600-bed student housing complex it has bought in North Carolina. more »

Steelwork contract awarded for LaGuardia access ramps

Steelwork contract awarded for LaGuardia access ramps

19 Dec 2017: Canam-Bridges has been appointed by contracting joint venture Skanska and Walsh to supply 3,600t of components for the steel structures of four new access ramps at LaGuardia Airport in New York. more »

Milestones reached on Texas and Florida rail projects

Milestones reached on Texas and Florida rail projects

18 Dec 2017: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has signed decision documents for major rail projects in Florida and Texas. more »

Funding secured for $11.1bn rail tunnel project

Funding secured for $11.1bn rail tunnel project

15 Dec 2017: The governors of New York and New Jersey have committed their share of the US$11.1bn needed to start the New Gateway Tunnel project. more »

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