Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH improves Ground for a new German Highway Section

Germany has one of the longest highway networks in the world, coming in after China, the USA and Spain. According to the German Federal Statistical Office, it comprises almost 13,000 kilometers, and continues to be extended. The expansion and new construction of the German highway network is particularly important in view of eliminating traffic bottlenecks and opening up, or rather connecting, structurally weak regions – eventually, economic growth also means traffic and mobility growth. Several new road sections are currently under construction, including section 5.1 of the federal highway A 72 in the district of Leipzig, where Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH is also involved in a joint venture.


Fugro to play Key Role in Norway's coastal Highway Improvement Programme

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has awarded Fugro a contract worth 111 million NOK for environmental measurements in connection with the planned Coastal Highway (Route E39) that will run from the South of Norway (Kristiansand), along the west coast and into central Norway (Trondheim). This is probably the largest contract of its kind to date in Norway.


Cimic’s CPB Contractors wins Bruce Highway Upgrade Section C

Cimic Group’s construction company, CPB Contractors, has been selected by Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads to construct Section C: Traveston to Woondum, of the Bruce Highway - Cooroy to Curra upgrade in Queensland. The construct only contract will generate revenue of approximately $160 million for CPB Contractors. The Section C project will deliver approximately 10.5km of new, 4-lane divided highway, including seven bridge structures, on a new and improved alignment between Traveston and Woondum, just south of Gympie.


Parsons celebrates Groundbreaking for Highway 53 Relocation Project

Parsons is pleased to announce that the 3 mi  long; a new interchange at Highway 53/Highway 135; relocation of utilities and the Mesabi Trail; and a Parsons-designed 1,100‑ft bridge across the decommissioned Rouchleau iron ore mining pit. Once completed, the bridge will be the state’s tallest, with piers higher than 180 ft.


Skanska to improve Highway in Finland

Skanska has together with Pöyry and Ramboll signed an agreement with The Finnish Transport Agency on the improvement of Highway 6 between Taavetti and Lappeenranta. The total value is EUR 76 M. Skanska’s share is EUR 67 M, about SEK 630 M, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska Finland in the third quarter 2015.


VINCI signs a P3 Contract for the Regina Bypass Project in the Province of Saskatchewan$file/Regina845.jpgRegina Bypass Partners, a (37.5%) subsidiary of VINCI Concessions, in partnership with Parsons Enterprises (25%), Connor Clark & Lunn GVest fund (25%) and Gracorp Capital (12.5%) has signed with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure a Public-Private Partnership contract with a term of 30 years for the completion and operation of the highway bypass of Regina, the capital city of the province of Saskatchewan in Canada.

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