Mexico’s Durango-Mazatlán Highway is an incredible engineering feat, with its 230 kilometer length featuring 115 tunnels and 63 bridges. The highway will transform northern Mexico by linking port cities on the Gulf of Mexico with the US.
With its Valley Line Light Rail Transit Stage 1 Project, the city of Edmonton in Canada is taking a significant step towards building a full transit network. It's pursuing its network build-out under its sustainable transport framework, with the aim of expanding mobility and getting commuters and other travelers off the roads. #infrastructure100
Economic powerhouses are working toward funding more infrastructure projects with private financing, as public resources alone are often insufficient to deliver on ambitious goals.
Today, efficiency and sustainability are having greater influence upon design and construction. Developments, such as China’s Sky City, point the way forward to a greener future. Can you think of any other projects that strike a balance between affordability, sustainability and functionality?
Emerging Markets are seeking to attract investments to fund infrastructure projects and skilled talent to complete them. Solidifying credible infrastructure policy and planning will invite international investors to these nations and access to a wider skill base.
In the wake of unfortunate Hurricane Sandy, New York City’s Resiliency Plan puts forward initiatives for ‘A Stronger, More Resilient New York’. The plan includes initiatives to strengthen coastal defenses, protect and make vulnerable neighborhoods safer.
The Legacy Way Tunnel in Queensland, Australia will provide a direct, high-speed link between the residential growth areas to the west of Brisbane and the airport in the east. It's scheduled to open in April
The Facebook Rapid Deployment Data Center in Sweden is taking a modular approach to the facility’s design and construction, Facebook claims that the centers can be built and deployed twice as fast as comparable facilities. #infrastructure100