Ordsall Chord Arch

‘The bridge now arriving at Ordsall Chord…’

A significant step towards completion of the £320m Ordsall Chord project to link Manchester's Victoria and Piccadilly train stations for the first time took place today when the 600-tonne 89-metre-long weathered steel bridge designed by BDP was lifted into place. [GALLERY]

Tameside Interchange reaches final hurdle

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The construction of a £33m transport interchange in Ashton-under-Lyne is due to receive final sign-off on Friday, as the Greater Manchester Combined Authority is set to approve the release of £31m in Local Growth Deal funding.

Mouchel wins £2.8m smart motorways contract

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.

Liverpool2 Peel Ports October 2016

Sinkhole at £400m Liverpool 2

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Peel Ports has confirmed that a sinkhole has appeared at the berth of Liverpool 2, the £400m deep water container terminal in the Mersey which opened three months ago.

HS2 names design team on £520m phase two

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The design contracts relating to the development of high speed rail from Crewe to Manchester, and from the West Midlands to Yorkshire have been awarded, with CH2M selected as the phase two development partner for HS2.

Gm Transport Strategy Final Cover

TfGM releases final 2040 transport strategy

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The final version of Greater Manchester’s transport strategy to 2040 has been published, outlining the long-term plan for all travel in the city region and detailing plans for road improvements, Metrolink expansion and train station investment.