Ontario’s Eglinton Crosstown West Extension project has reached a significant milestone as the Ontario government and its key delivery partners, Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx, have awarded a contract with a value of $729.2M to West End Connectors to design, build and finance the project’s tunnels. Construction is expected to begin in the coming months.
The West End Connectors team includes:
- ApplicantLead: Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc., Dragados Canada Inc., Ghella Canada Ltd.
- Construction Team: Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.,Dragados Canada Inc., Ghella Canada Ltd.
- Design Team: TYPSAInc., EXP Services Inc., Dr. G. Sauer & Partners Corporation, Pedelta Canada Inc.
- FinancialAdvisor: ACS Infrastructure Canada, Aecon Concessions, Scotiabank Capital, Ghella Investments & Partnerships
The future 9.2km subway project will strengthen Ontario’s economy by supporting an estimated 4,600 jobs annually during construction. The extension will create convenient connections between different transit systems throughout the region ― UP Express and Kitchener Line GO train service at Mount Dennis, TTC bus services at transit stops in Toronto and MiWay and GO bus services via the Mississauga Transitway at Renforth Drive. Through future phases of the project, the province is also committed to establishing connectivity to one of the region’s largest employment and economic hubs – Pearson International Airport.”
As a shareholder of Aecon I, am very pleased to hear the good news. I, worked a Pearson Airport in the early 70ths and all this was a pipe dream then. It only took the government 50 years to get it started but better than never
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