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Naughty or nice? Nicaraguans promised canal as 'Christmas present' (login required)
Preparatory construction works on Nicaragua's controversial US$40bn inter-oceanic canal will get underway on December 24, according to a government source.
November 21, 2014 – BNamericas

Is this the cure for Santiago's subway blues? (login required)
Chile's lower house passed two resolutions designed to improve Santiago's subway system after three of its lines were closed on Friday following a power failure.
November 20, 2014 – BNamericas

Angola to build highway linking Quilemba and Eywa in Huila province
Angola will build a 26km ring road to connect the cities of Quilemba and Eywa in the southwestern province of Huila.
November 19, 2014 – World Highways

Peru lines up road, rail concessions for 2015 (login required)
Peru plans to award next year infrastructure concessions including rail and road projects.
November 19, 2014 – BNamericas

Colombia approves US$8.6bn for 8 highways (login required)
Colombia's social and economic policy council Conpes has approved the disbursement of 17.2tn pesos (US$8.6bn) to build eight highways, La República newspaper reported.
November 17, 2014 – BNamericas

JTD aims for six Jakarta toll roads to start in 2015
Jakarta Tollroad Development (JTD) has said it aims to start construction of the six Jakarta inner city toll roads in the middle of next year.
November 17, 2014 – World Highways

LatAm airports to get facelift (login required)
Latin America will invest billions of dollars next year to upgrade, expand and build new airports in one of the regions with the world's fastest growing traffic, according to BNamericas' latest Intelligence Series report Outlook: Big Promises for 2015.
November 14, 2014 – BNamericas

São Paulo plans US$1.5bn in roadworks (login required)
São Paulo state roads department DER is planning US$1.55bn in roadworks with financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Bank.
November 13, 2014 – BNamericas

Improved autobahn link for German city Bremen
The German Government has given the go-ahead for planning a new autobahn section in Bremen.
November 13, 2014 – World Highways

Philippines expressway tender reopening
The Philippines Government plans to reopen the tender process for the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project.
November 13, 2014 – World Highways

Bolivia to invest US$2.5bn in infra projects (login required)
Bolivia's government plans to invest US$2.5bn in infrastructure projects next year, part of a total US$6.18bn public spending budget, a senior government official said.
November 12, 2014 – BNamericas

Chile to speed up infra tendering process (login required)
The Chilean government announced modifications to the public works tendering process in order to speed up infrastructure development.
November 11, 2014 – BNamericas

Paraguay to award US$8bn in projects by 2018 (login required)
Paraguay plans to award US$8bn mostly in transport infrastructure projects in the next four years, according to public works ministry MOPC.
November 10, 2014 – BNamericas

New bridge spanning Red River for Vietnam
A new 2.85km bridge is being built in Vietnam to span the Red River at Hung Ha. The Thai Ha Bridge will connect Thai Binh Province and Ha Nam Province with the Ninh Binh highway in Cau Gie Province.
November 10, 2014 – World Highways

New Bulgaria-Romania Danube crossings
The Bulgarian and Romanian Governments have agreed over projects to build new bridges crossing the Danube River and linking the country.
November 10, 2014 – World Highways

Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) picks Spanish, Chinese contactors
The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) has contracted out two major road projects to Spanish and Chinese companies.
November 7, 2014 – World Highways

Mexico greenlights US$234mn elevated highway (login required)
The Mexico City government and transport ministry (SCT) have greenlighted the construction of a 3.19bn pesos (US$234mn) elevated highway to alleviate traffic in the nation's capital.
November 7, 2014 – BNamericas

Peru's Piura lines up US$650mn in infra projects (login required)
The Peruvian region of Piura has lined up infrastructure projects for 1.8bn soles (US$650mn), state news agency Andina reported.
November 6, 2014 – BNamericas

Work planned for key Nigerian highway links
In Nigeria plans are in hand for the rebuilding of two key connections, the Lagos-Badagry Expressway and the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.
November 6, 2014 – World Highways

Chile's Bachelet announces up to US$8bn in concessions (login required)
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has announced new concessions for US$6bn-8bn to boost a weakening economy.
November 5, 2014 – BNamericas

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