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Final Technical and Price Proposals Received for Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel

On April 29, Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District received three design-build Final Technical Proposals and Price Proposals for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project. Each came in at more than $1 billion, with the lowest proposal $292 million higher than the $724.4 million project estimate. Read more

Salini Impregilo JV signs 1.176bn contract for Perth’s Forrestfield-Airport Link

On, April 28, Salini Impregilo announced it has signed a € 791.7 million (AU$ 1.176 billion) contract to design, build and maintain the Forrestfield-Airport Link underground passenger rail line, in Perth, Australia. Read more

A$6 billion Melbourne Metro regional rail tunnel is put out to bid

Acting Premier James Merlino joined Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, on April 28th, to announce Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now being sought to deliver Melbourne’s new Metro Tunnel. Read more

MRT Corp awards US$4bn underground works contract to MMC Gamuda KVMRT

Malaysia’s Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp) announced today, March 31, 2016, that the Underground Works Package for the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line has been awarded to MMC Gamuda KVMRT  (MGKT). The value of the contract is RM15.47 billion (US$3.97 billion). This is the largest work package for the construction of the SSP Line. Read more

LFM HS2 bid JV names design partner

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff/Ramboll has been named as the design partner for the Laing O’Rourke/FCC Construction/Murphy (LFM) joint venture bidding for major HS2 civil infrastructure packages. Read more

Stantec to acquire MWH Global

On Tuesday, March 29, Canadian-based global engineering firm Stantec Inc. confirmed rumors it is in the process of acquiring water resources design-build giant MWH Global Inc. for $795 million in an all-cash deal.  Read more

CSM’s Instrumentation and Monitoring Short Course a resounding success

The Colorado School of Mines Center for Underground Construction and Tunneling hosted the inaugural Geotechnical and Structural Instrumentation, Monitoring, and Information Engineering short course on March 16-18. This course, designed for industry professionals, brought together more than 80 participants from a variety of disciplines including civil (structural and geotechnical), construction, mining, transportation, and pipeline/utilities. Read more

Damaged ‘Pamela’ completes fourth segment of Seattle’s Northgate Light Rail extension

In Seattle, the second TBM holed through the wall of Sound Transit’s future University District (U District) light rail station today, March 24, completing the fourth segment of the twin 3.5-mile tunnels that will serve light rail trains from Northgate to the University of Washington starting in 2021. Read more

Singapore’s LTA awards multiple contracts totalling US$2.42 billion

Today, March 21, Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) awarded a civil contract for the construction of its East Coast Integrated Depot – the world’s first four-in-one rail and bus depot – and its reception tunnels to Korea-based GS Engineering & Construction Corporation for around S$1.99 billion (US$1.46 billion). Read more

Seattle’s University Link Light Rail opens to huge crowds

In Seattle, more than 30,000 people rode the University Link light Rail during its first day in service on Saturday, March 19, which kicked off with opening celebrations at the new University of Washington (UW) and Capitol Hill stations. Read more

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