Modi backs India-Myanmar-Thailand highway’s Indochina extension

Modi backs India-Myanmar-Thailand highway’s Indochina extension

NEW DELHI — India is pushing an ambitious highway initiative through Myanmar and Thailand to connect with Vietnam through Cambodia and Laos. Connectivity with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which comprises Brunei, Cambodia,...
‘Most appropriate’ route announced for ‘crazy’ Istanbul canal

‘Most appropriate’ route announced for ‘crazy’ Istanbul canal

Turkey on Jan. 15 unveiled the “most appropriate” route for the planned Canal Istanbul project, an artificial sea-level waterway that would run parallel to the Bosphorus connecting the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea. “The Küçükçekmece-Sazlıdere-Durusu corridor has been...
South Africa’s Msikaba Bridge tender reopening

South Africa’s Msikaba Bridge tender reopening

The tender process for the Msikaba Bridge project in South Africa is now being reopened. This is being handled by the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral). The project is costing US$128.25 million and involves the construction of a 580m long suspension bridge....
New Finnish Tunnel Project In Lahti

New Finnish Tunnel Project In Lahti

A tunnel project is being planned in the Finnish city of Lahti. The tunnel section will form part of the Lahti Ring Road. The project is being carried out by the VALTARI consortium, which was set up to construct the Lahti stretch of the City of Lahti’s new...
Texas Toll Road Opening In 2018

Texas Toll Road Opening In 2018

Work on the 360 Tollway in the US State of Texas should be complete in 2018. The link measures 15.5km long and runs between US287 and Camp Wisdom Road. The project is expected to have cost US$340 million once the work has been fully completed. Building work for the...