Industry News

New Tunnel Routes for Sydney

New tunnel projects planned to be built in Sydney will help to reduce travel times for commuters. The work is expected to cost US$10.36 billion (A$14 billion) in all. Construction work will commence in 2020 and will take until 2026 to be completed if the planned...

DoR to Build Chure Highway in 10 Years

DoR to Build Chure Highway in 10 Years As an alternative to the country’s East-West (Mahendra) Highway, the government is preparing to construct the 1,100-kilometre-long Chure highway, which extends from Kakadvitta in the east to Kanchanpur in the west. According to...

Indonesia’s New Toll Road Development

A construction partnership is looking to build a new toll road connecting Cikunir with Ulujami in Indonesia. The route will be 36.5km long and will help to reduce the chronic congestion around the capital, Jakarta. Building the route is expected to cost US$1.57...

DoR Plans to Issue Tender before August 18

The government is planning to issue a global tender for the much-hyped 2.35-kilometre-long Nagdhunga to Naubise tunnel road project within August 18. The Department of Roads (DoR) is planning to publish a tender notice for this project. “We have almost finalised...

Trakcja and Mostostal Warszawa Pick Up S61 Deal in Poland

A consortium of PRKiI Trakcja and Mostostal Warszawa has signed a contract for construction of an S61 dual carriageway section between the Elk Poludnie to and Wysokie junctions. The work, costing around €159 million, is scheduled for completion in June 2021. The S61...

Westham Island Bridge Work Expected to Begin in September

TransLink is providing further details when rehabilitation work is expected to begin on the Westham Island Bridge. A transportation authority spokesperson said they expect to award the contract by the end of August. Work is expected to begin in September and continue...

Construction of Key China Highway Link

Construction work is now commencing for a key stretch of highway in China, with the work costing some US$3.47 billion. The 73km highway will connect Langfang City and Baoding City, which lie to the south of Beijing. This new highway section will also connect the...

Norway, Hordaland – no/196

Closing Date: 15.09.2018 Open invitation to tender, deadline 15.9.2018, for the upgrading of electrical and technical control installations, site and construction engineering as well as traffic management in the Sætre (720 m), Bjørkhaug (558 m) and Arnanipa (2.133 m)...

UAE Highway First Section Opening to Traffic

A new highway section is now open to traffic in the UAE. This highway is designed to connect the north and south of Ras Al Khaimah emirate, extending from the Emirates Road. The new highway features three lanes in either direction, with a maximum speed limit of...

Ghana Road Improvements Being Planned

Ghana Road Improvements Being Planned A series of road upgrades and safety improvements will be introduced across the network in Ghana. In all US$154 million will be provided in a loan from the World Bank Group's International Development Association (IDA) for a...