Highway 427 in Ontario (source: Infrastructure Ontario)
The Ontario Ministry of Transport (MTO) along with Infrastructure Ontario have announced the selection of LINK 427 as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 427 Expansion project northwest of Toronto.
LINK 427’s team includes: ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc. and Miller Infrastructure as the developer; construction will be led by Dragados Canada Inc., Miller Infrastructure and Bot Infrastructure Ltd.; design by MMM Group Ltd. and Thurber Engineering Ltd.; and maintenance by ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc. and Miller Infrastructure
The Highway 427 Expansion project includes a new 6.6-km extension from Highway 7 to Major Mackenzie Drive and a 4-km road widening from Finch Avenue to Highway 7.
Once the contract details are finalized, the project cost and schedule are expected to be announced in March 2017, with design and construction to begin shortly after.
“Improving commute times and easing congestion are critical for families and businesses, and a priority for our government. Congratulations to LINK 427. I look forward to the completion of the expansion, which directly supports local jobs and a strong economy,” said Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure in a media release.