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Gordie Howe International Bridge

The Gordie Howe International Bridge, a planned bi-national border infrastructure project, will be one of the longest bridges in North America that will connect Canada with the US. The objective of the 2.5km-long bridge is to ensure effective flow of commerce between...

Bulgaria Motorway Tender Called

The tender process for a 24km stretch of the Struma motorway project is now underway in Bulgaria. The tender has an estimated value of €447.5 million, with a significant portion of the necessary funding being provided by the EU. This section of the route runs between...

DRIVE under the Suez Canal

Egypt nears completion of its $1billion transport links that will reduce travel time from several hours to four minutes Egypt is due to open four new tunnels under the Suez Canal, taking the time it currently takes to cross via bridge or boat down from hours or even...

China’s Expressway Expansion Programme Continues

China continues to develop its expressway network. According to official figures from China’s Ministry of Transport, the expressway network grew by 8130km during 2017. This was an increase of 6.5% over 2016. A further 5.,000km of expressways should be added to the...

Colombia – Toyo Tunnel Project

The Toyo tunnel project includes 18 tunnels divided into two sections. On the 26.01.2018 FCC Construccion began building section one, this section will improve connectivity between Medellin and the Uraba region. The road is 18.3 miles in length, two-ways with one lane...

Swedish Bridge Repair Programme Planned

A programme of bridge repairs and upgrades is being planned by the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket). The work is expected to cost €960 million and will see around 850 bridges being improved. The improvements are needed to boost capacity for many of the...

Construction Gets Under Way for Virginia Bridge

6 days Construction is now under way on the US$132m (£103m) Rappahannock River Crossing in Virginia, USA, as part of the addition of new lanes to a busy highway. The project will add three southbound lanes to I-95 over six miles along one of the most congested...

Mexico Highway Network under Construction

Mexico’s road, highway and bridge building programme is continuing, with new routes under construction. US$327.4 million has been spent on rebuilding existing roads and building new links in the Baja California region. Maintenance has been carried out on 1,873km of...

First Tunnel Across Qiongzhou Strait

South China's Hainan Province, now a popular destination for middle-class Chinese to spend their winter vacations, is expected to be connected with South China's Guangdong Province, via a first-of-a-kind tunnel set to rake in more than 150 billion yuan ($21.84...