Ringway Jacobs, a construction services provider based in the UK, has been awarded a £600m ($790.1m) contract to manage the services of Cheshire East Council.

The 15-year contract includes maintenance, management and improvement of services offered by the council in the region.

Ringway Jacobs will manage 1,677 miles of roads, 1,100 miles of footways, 372 miles of cycleways and other assets of the council.

The contract will come into effect from October 2018.

Balfour Beatty has been selected by the Midlands Highway Alliance (MHA) in the UK to offer its transport infrastructure services under the new £500m ($658.5m) Medium Schemes Framework (MSF3).

The framework will also involve the participation of other contractors such as Eurovia, Galliford Try and Morgan Sindall.

Highway improvement, infrastructure and maintenance work will be carried out over a period of four years.

The new framework will be available to 21 local highway authorities in the Midlands and will replace MSF2 of Midlands Highway Alliance.

Oakland Corridor Partners team has been selected as the preferred bidder by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in the US for the final phase of the $1.4bn I-75 modernisation project in Hazel Park, Madison Heights, and Royal Oak.

“Ringway Infrastructure Services has secured a £245m ($322.6m) contract from Gloucestershire County Council for the maintenance of highways in the UK.”

Oakland will be responsible for the design, build, finance and maintenance of the final stretch between the Eight Mile and 13 Mile roads.

The freeway will be modernised, five miles of pavement will be reconstructed and 28 bridges between M-102 (Eight Mile Road) and 13 Mile Road will be refurbished.

Oakland will also be responsible for the construction of a 14ft-diameter drainage tunnel between M102 and 12 Mile Road.

Ferrovial’s Polish subsidiary Budimex has secured two road contracts worth zl660m ($182.2m).

Budimex will collaborate with Strabag for the construction of A1 motorway’s Tuszyn-Piotrków Trybunalski-Bełchatów section, under the first zl390m ($106.9m) contract.

Scheduled to be completed within 32 months, the 16km-long section will offer new exits to Warsaw.

The zl271m ($75.2m) second contract will see Budimex offering its design and construction services for the Podgórze-Kamień section of the S19 highway.

Work under the second contract is scheduled for completion within 34 months.

Ringway Infrastructure Services has secured a £245m ($322.6m) contract from Gloucestershire County Council for the maintenance of highways in the UK.

The contract will come into effect from 1 April 2019 and will see Ringway replacing the existing contractor Amey.

The seven-year contract includes an option to extend the contract period by four years until 2030. It includes maintenance of 3,300 miles of the highway network in the county.

Additionally, the company will carry out minor work such as pothole repairing, gully cleaning, winter gritting and snow clearing, grass cutting, and surface dressing.

Sydney Transport Partners, a consortium led by Transurban, has agreed to acquire 51% stake in WestConnex from the New South Wales Government in a transaction worth A$9.26bn ($6.7bn).

The participants in the consortium include Transurban, Tawreed Investments, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and AustralianSuper.

The 33km-long motorway project, named WestConnex, acts as a link between western and south-western Sydney, Kingsford Smith Airport and Port Botany precincts.

The remaining 49% stake will be owned by the New South Wales Government.