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A disused tube station has been sold by the Ministry of Defence for £53m for housing.
Network Rail expects to pay £170m for repair work due to the storms that battered the UK this month, but will not axe projects in its next spending round to find the cash.
Roads minister Robert Goodwill has pledged that the major roads network will not be privatised and said government-funded roads provided better value than private schemes.
Bam Nuttall has been announced as the preferred bidder for a £12m harbour project in Scotland.
The government has already spent over £3m on legal fees for High Speed 23 – even though construction work will not get underway until 2017.
The chancellor George Osborne has praised the £600m Northern Hub rail investment programme, which began today, saying it will boost the economy in the region.
Balfour Beatty maintained its annual ranking for the first month of 2014 as contract wins hit their highest January value since 2010.
The UK construction industry is sometimes criticised for a lack of expertise when it comes to managing risk on major infrastructure, and the resulting impact on costs.
Past experience suggests HS2’s passage through parliament faces an uphill battle to hit the government’s May 2015 target.
Work on the Bedford-London-Brighton line set challenging environmental targets that required Parsons Brinckerhoff to help deliver pioneering measures.