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Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market Size - By Infrastructure Type (Roads, Highways, & Bridges, Railways & Metros, Sea Ports, Airports), By Construction type (New Construction, Repair & Maintenance, Prefabrication), Forecast 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7434
  • Published Date: Nov 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market Size

Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market was valued at USD 3.4 trillion in 2022 and is anticipated to expand at 4% CAGR during 2023 to 2032. Government policies and investments play a crucial role in driving transportation infrastructure construction. Many governments recognize the importance of robust transportation systems for economic development and competitiveness. Therefore, they allocate funds for the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, railways, airports, and ports. Large-scale infrastructure projects are often part of economic stimulus packages, especially during periods of economic recovery.

Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market

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According to the most recent projections from the United Nations, the world's population is anticipated to reach approximately 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050, and 10.4 billion by the year 2100. The global trend of urbanization and population growth has increased the demand for efficient and expanded transportation networks. Growing urban populations lead to increased congestion and the need for better roads, bridges, public transit systems, and other transportation infrastructure to support the movement of people and goods, thus favoring market growth.

However, complex regulatory requirements and permitting processes can contribute to delays and increased costs in transportation infrastructure projects. Obtaining the necessary approvals and environmental clearances and meeting compliance standards can be time-consuming and may involve navigating through a web of bureaucratic procedures. These challenges can prolong project timelines and increase project costs, impacting the overall transportation infrastructure construction market dynamics.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic profoundly impacted the transportation infrastructure construction industry. Lockdowns, reduced economic activity, and supply chain disruptions led to project delays and cancellations. Social distancing measures also affected construction sites, slowing down work. Governments faced financial strains, diverting resources from infrastructure projects. Uncertainty in the market and labor shortages further impeded progress. While some regions experienced setbacks, increased focus on resilient and sustainable infrastructure emerged as a potential silver lining for recovery and future development.

Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market Trends

Construction of green and sustainable infrastructure could be an emerging trend that will boost the demand for transportation infrastructure construction. The transportation infrastructure sector is increasingly incorporating environmentally friendly practices. This involves the use of sustainable materials, energy-efficient technologies, and the integration of green infrastructure elements such as eco-friendly urban planning and the development of transportation hubs with reduced environmental impact.

Quoting an instance, in February 2023, the National Health Service (NHS) initiated approximately USD 621.27 million transport infrastructure framework, outlining comprehensive strategies for sustainable transport and nationwide infrastructure investment. The framework includes various investment plans, encompassing over USD approximately 186.38 million for the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and approximately USD 223.66 million for the design, construction, and financing of car parks. These sustainable car parks will integrate innovative approaches, such as Modern Methods of Construction, utilizing materials and components with minimal or zero carbon output throughout the design and construction phases.

Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market Analysis

ransportation Infrastructure Construction Market Size, By Infrastructure Type, 2021 – 2032, (USD Trillion)

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The roads, highways, and bridges segment captured over 50% market share in 2022 and expected to grow significantly by 2032. The construction of roads, highways, and bridges is gaining momentum due to increased recognition of their pivotal role in economic development and connectivity. Governments worldwide are prioritizing infrastructure investments to address urbanization, accommodate population growth, and enhance transportation networks. Improved road connectivity not only facilitates the efficient movement of goods and people but also stimulates economic activities by reducing travel times and enhancing accessibility, making roads, highways, and bridge construction a vital component for sustainable development and growth.

Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market Share (%), By Construction Type, 2022

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The new construction segment held around 45% market share in 2022, propelled by increasing urbanization, population growth, and the need for efficient logistics, driving the demand for expanded and upgraded transportation networks. Governments worldwide are recognizing the crucial role of infrastructure in fostering economic development and competitiveness, leading to significant investments. Additionally, advancements in technology and a growing emphasis on sustainable practices contribute to the momentum, creating opportunities for innovative and environmentally conscious transportation projects.

U.S. Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

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North America dominated around 23% of the transportation infrastructure construction market share in 2022. North America industry is growing due to sustained economic growth and strategic investments. Robust urbanization, population expansion, and the need for modernized transport systems have prompted increased government spending on roads, bridges, and transit projects. Infrastructure renewal initiatives, combined with a focus on innovation and sustainability, further contribute to the industry's success. Favorable regulatory environments and public-private partnerships also play key roles, fostering a dynamic landscape for transportation infrastructure development in North America.

Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market Share

  • Hochtief AG
  • Colas group
  • Fluor Corporation
  • Beijing Urban Construction Group
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Shuffle Construction Company
  • Bouyges Construction
  • China Communications Construction Company
  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • ACS Group
  • Bechtel Corporation
  • CRH plc

Companies in the transportation infrastructure construction industry strengthen their presence through strategic initiatives such as forming global partnerships, leveraging advanced technologies for project efficiency, and focusing on sustainable practices. Robust project management, innovative designs, and proactive risk mitigation also contribute to market leadership.

Transportation Infrastructure Construction Industry News

In November 2023, AECOM, a construction, engineering, and industry consulting firm, announced its appointment as the primary designer for Lone Star Constructors' USD 700 million design-build contract for the Interstate (I)-35 Northeast Expansion (NEX) South project in San Antonio, Texas (Bexar County). Within the scope of the 4-mile project, Lone Star will construct three elevated express lanes—two for general use and one designated for high-occupancy vehicles—along both directions of I-35.

This transportation infrastructure construction market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Infrastructure Type

  • Roads, Highways, & Bridges
  • Railways & Metros
  • Sea Ports
  • Airports

Market, By Construction Type

  • New Construction
  • Repair & Maintenance
  • Prefabrication

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada 
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • ANZ 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of transportation infrastructure construction was worth USD 3.4 trillion in 2022 and is expected to register over 4% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, due to the rising government support for robust transportation systems for economic development and competitiveness worldwide.
The roads, highways and bridges infrastructure type segment held more than 50% of the market share in 2022 owing to their increased recognition of in economic development and connectivity.
North America held 23% share of the transportation infrastructure construction industry in 2022 and is expected to register commendable CAGR from 2023 to 2032, due to the robust urbanization, population expansion, and the higher need for modernized transport systems in the region.
Colas group, Fluor Corporation, Beijing Urban Construction Group, AECOM, Shuffle Construction Company, China Communications Construction Company, and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. are some of the major transportation infrastructure construction companies worldwide.

Transportation Infrastructure Construction Market Scope

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Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 207
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 230
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