Balfour Beatty is set for a November start on Warrington West station, with the council looking to sign off a £19.7m funding package at an executive meeting on Monday.
Infrastructure engineering company Mouchel has been appointed by AECOM to jointly deliver two North West schemes for Highways England as part of the Smart Motorways Programme.
The Government has announced the regional allocations for the first year of its five-year £250m Pothole Action Fund, with 22 councils in the North West sharing £6.4m out of a national total of £50m.
The Government this morning awarded the two North of England rail franchises with a promise to spend £1.2bn on improvements to services over the next 10 years.
The North West will benefit from four local transport schemes aimed at cutting carbon emissions.