The East West Connectors consortium is led by Kiewit and the VINCI Group, with design engineering services by WSP Canada and Hatch Ltd.
Hugo Blasutta, president and CEO of WSP in Canada, will leave the corporation at the end of the year.
Design and construction is to begin this spring with an expected substantial completion in winter 2019.
“Achieving total completion within seven months of substantial completion on a project of this scope speaks volumes about the collaboration and respect exhibited by all partners.”
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 South Perimeter Highway will be redesigned to create a modern freeway similar to American interstate standards.
The project includes construction of a tunnel under Highway 401/409 to accommodate two tracks and replacing footings of retaining walls.
Martijn van den Berk becomes vp of the newly-created group within the company’s transportation national business line.
The scope includes adding high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes in each direction and widening the existing six lane configuration.
The College set a high bar for energy-efficient design with a “net zero utility cost to operate” goal for the new facility.
Developed by WSP for CaGBC, the report provides recommendations that will contribute to achieving a reduction in GHG emissions of at least 30% and up to 51% by 2030.
This highly sustainable building incorporates an array of energy and water-saving measures to be cost-effective in operation.
Armin von Eppinghoven assumes sr. vp role, while Terry Tommason joins as national business line executive.
Project includes construction of a second tunnel under Highway 401/409 to accommodate two tracks, future signaling and communications infrastructure.
Gregory Northcott and Ian MacLeod take on expanded roles at WSP Canada.