This marks CIB’s second investment, with the only previous commitment being its $1.28 billion backing of Montreal’s Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project.
Allowing developers to build above transit stations in exchange for constructing new station facilities reduces the cost of transit expansion projects.
Weekday rail service to the Niagara Region is anticipated in 2021, with service to Niagara Falls by 2023.
Two teams, EllisDon with AECOM and Graham Construction with RJC Engineers, will be competing on this design, build and finance project.
Led by Aecon, the design team includes Arup, Dillon, DPM Energy, DTAH and Perkins+Will.
“… 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.
Led by EllisDon, WSP is the design engineer on the project that includes upgrades to tracks, platforms, pedestrian connections and a railway overpass bridge.
The successful proponent for this design, build and finance project is expected to be announced in fall 2018.
Scope of work for the $116.9M fixed-priced contract includes construction of a new tunnel to accommodate two tracks, future signaling and communications infrastructure, and replacing footings of retaining walls.
The firms will provide technical advisory, design, and construction support services for a 20km extension of the GO Transit service east from Oshawa to Bowmanville.
Scope of work includes in-corridor enabling works at stations, grade separation, pedestrian bridge replacement and more.
The scope of work includes multi-level parking with integrated station, pedestrian bridges, surface parking, rail/road separation and more.
A successful bidder is expected to be announced in summer 2018.
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.
Five teams are prequalified to build and finance the Barrie Rail Corridor Expansion – Grading project.
Comprised of Hatch, Parsons, and WSP, the 4TRANSIT joint venture will provide technical advisory services for two major work packages tendered under Metrolinx’s RER program.
Verster has graduate degrees in both engineering and business and a post-graduate diploma in law, most recently he was managing director of Britain’s Network Rail.
The project includes construction of a grade separation structure between the north/south GO Rail corridor and east/west CP Rail corridor.
Tracking the Metrolinx Eglinton Crosstown tunnel project in Toronto.
Calling the event Moving Forward, the guest speaker was Leslie Woo, chief planning officer with Metrolinx.
20 kilometres of new dedicated rapid transit between Port Credit GO Station in Mississauga to the Gateway Terminal at Steeles Avenue in Brampton.
After six-and-a-half years as president and CEO of Metrolinx, McCuaig will now support the launch of the Canada Infrastructure Bank.
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.