New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International Tully to be awarded USD 282.5M repairs contract USA - MTA Bridges and Tunnels announced on November 17 it plans to award a four-year, USD 282.5M contract to Tully Construction Company for repairs and restoration projects related to damages at the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel in New York caused by Superstorm Sandy. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:42:19 GMT Bouygues signs contract for Baku metro Azerbaijan - Bouygues Travaux Publics, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, has signed a design and build contract worth around EUR 147M (USD 184.3M) for the separation of the red and green lines of the 28 May station, part of the metro system in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:20:00 GMT Breakthrough on Ottawa LRT CANADA - The roadheader mining in the central shaft from the east segment to the west segment punched through on November 7, according to the City of Ottawa. At the time of the breakthrough, 48 per cent of Lyon Station cavern excavation has completed. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:00:07 GMT NEORSD awards Dugway tunnel to Salini Impregilo USA - Italian company Salini Impregilo signed a contract to build the Dugway Storage Tunnel in Cleveland, Ohio, worth USD 153M the company announced November 10. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:58:37 GMT CH2M HILL named program management advisor for San Mateo‚Äôs Clean Water Program USA - The City of San Mateo awarded CH2M HILL a program management advisor contract to oversee its Clean Water Program, the company announced November 11. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 04:49:15 GMT Five consortia express interest in Australian WestConnex Stage Two project AUSTRALIA - The Australian and New South Wales Governments have announced the WestConnex Stage Two project has entered a new phase with five consortia expressing interest in delivering Sydney¹s M5 East corridor. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 04:48:21 GMT North West Rail Link TBM arrives AUSTRALIA - The third North West Rail Link (NWRL) TBM has arrived in Sydney and has been named Isabelle by tunnellers working on the project. The first of the four machines were promised to be in the ground before the end of 2014, but now there are three on-site in the North West, ahead of schedule. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 04:47:13 GMT Transport chiefs planning major work over two years on Mersey tunnel GREAT BRITAIN - Transport chiefs are planning GBP 9M (USD 14.3M) of works on one of the Mersey tunnels in a bid to make sure it is not plunged into darkness if there is a major crash or fire, local press reported recently. The planned project, currently awaiting approval, will see all 1,800 lights inside the Kingsway tunnel to Wallasey replaced. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 04:46:08 GMT Test train runs through Delft tunnel NETHERLANDS - Infrastructure manager ProRail has run its first test train through a new four-track railway tunnel beneath the city of Delft in the Netherlands. The train ran through the 2.3km tunnel beneath the city at the beginning of this month, ahead of its planned opening for passenger services in spring next year. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 04:38:26 GMT Birmingham council considers 'super tunnel' under city centre GREAT BRITAIN - A giant super-tunnel the length of Birmingham city centre is being considered to combat traffic congestion, local press announced recently. The underground motorway is one of a host of prospects put forward by Birmingham City Council. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 04:37:19 GMT