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Mexico roundup: Metro trust fund, Coahuila bypass launch and 2015 highway budget (login required)
The Mexico City government established a 2bn-peso (US$148mn) trust fund for improvements to the capital's metro system.
BNamericas – 10/21/2014

Peruvian highway has highest tunnel
A new tunnel connection is helping boost connectivity in Peru, improving access to remote areas
World Highways – 10/21/2014

Chile's Chacao bridge secures financing (login required)
The consortium in charge of building Chile's 360bn-peso (US$610mn) Chacao bridge has secured financing for the project.
BNamericas – 10/20/2014

Brazil losing ground in transportation infrastructure - World Bank (login required)
Brazil is behind in transportation infrastructure and logistics when compared to many other countries, according to the World Bank's commercial practices and competitiveness manager Mona Haddad, news service Agência Estado reported
BNamericas – 10/16/2014

Siberian spending on road infrastructure
A budget in excess of US$1.09 billion has been set for road infrastructure spending in Russia's Krasnoyarsk Region (Siberia).
World Highways – 10/15/2014

UN: LatAm needs to invest US$320bn a year in infrastructure (login required)
Latin America and the Caribbean need to invest US$320bn a year until 2020 to satisfy the region's infrastructure needs, a UN agency reported.
BNamericas – 10/14/2014

Six new highways for India's Gujarat State
In India work is in hand for six new highways in Gujarat State. Approval for the projects has been given by the Indian Government.
World Highways – 10/14/2014

Mexican construction activity up in August (Login required)
The Mexican construction industry grew 4.5% in August compared to the same month last year, the largest increase in any industrial sector, according to statistics agency Inegi.
BNamericas – 10/13/2014

Hungary to improve roads and invest in highways
Hungary's huge highway programme will see close to ?161 million being spent on upgrading some 500km of the country's network.
World Highways – 10/13/2014

Thailand goes big on road projects
Thailand's government is planning to spend nearly US$25 billion in ten years from 2016 on overhauling Thailand's road and rail transport infrastructure.
World Highways – 10/10/2014