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February 25, 2022updated 07 Mar 2022 6:01am

Five largest road infrastructure construction projects initiated globally in Q4 2021

By Carmen

Here are the largest road infrastructure construction projects initiated globally in Q4 2021, according to GlobalData’s construction projects database.

1. M6 Motorway Expansion – $7,850m

The project involves the expansion of the 23km M6 Motorway in Southern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Construction work started in Q4 2021 and is expected to be completed in Q4 2025.

The aim of the project is to improve travel times and reduce traffic congestion.

2. I-70 Widening: Wentzville to Independence – $4,000m

The project involves the construction of three additional lanes in each direction from St. Louis to Kansas City in Missouri, the US.

Construction work commenced in Q4 2021 and is expected to finish in Q4 2030.

The aim of the project is to add new lanes in both directions of the highway to reduce traffic congestion and improve the regional transportation network.

3. A303/A30/A358 Road Corridor Improvement – $2,830m

The project involves the construction of a 12.8km road corridor between Taunton, Honiton and Amesbury, Somerset, the UK.

Construction work started in Q4 2021 and is forecast to complete in Q4 2026.

The aim of the project is to turn the A303 into a new strategic corridor to the South West over the next 14 years and create a new Expressway transforming connectivity to and from the South West.

4. E39 Herdal-Royskar Motorway – $2,500m

The project involves the construction of a 110km, four-lane motorway between Herdal and Royskar in Norway.

Construction work commenced in Q4 2021 and is expected to be completed in Q3 2025.

The aim of the project is to provide better transport facilities and reduce traffic congestion in the region

5. G5012 Enshi-Guangyuan Expressway: Wanzhou to Kaijiang Section – $1,768m

The project involves the construction of the 50.8km Wanzhou to Kaijiang section of G5012 Enshi to Guangyuan Expressway in China.

Construction work started in Q4 2021 and is expected to be completed in Q4 2026.

The purpose of the project is to expand the highway network and reduce traffic, travel time, and distance.

Methodology:
This analysis is drawn from GlobalData’s global construction projects database, which tracks new construction projects over $25m from announcement to completion.

Verdict’s parent company GlobalData plc provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.

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