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Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and transportation agency Metrolinx have released a request for qualifications (RFQ) to prequalify project teams for a project to enhance downtown Toronto’s Union Station. The project will involve designing and building transit infrastructure and implementing upgrades at…
The project includes the construction of a rail grade separation structure between north-south GO Barrie Rail corridor and east-west CP Rail corridor.
The Crown agency is known around the world for developing successful public-private partnership (P3) projects.
“… teams will sharpen their pencils to submit proposals that provide a great design solution and best value for the province.”
The scope of work includes station building, platforms, trackbed and grading, parking and more.
Design and construction is to begin this spring with an expected substantial completion in winter 2019.
Scope of work includes in-corridor enabling works at stations, grade separation, pedestrian bridge replacement and more.
This project is part of a larger, system-wide plan to improve GO Transit service, including supporting the delivery of GO Regional Express Rail (RER) by 2024-25.
Interested parties who wish to partner on this project are encouraged to reach out directly to the prequalified contractors.
Work required for the Union Station project includes construction of a new platform, a new roof structure and development of a new concourse area below the platform, plus more.
The RFQ marks a project milestone and puts Hamilton one step closer to rapid light rail transit by 2024.