Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Location:
Toronto
Project Type:
DBFM - Design, Build, Finance and Maintain
Infrastructure Type:
Transit
Contract Value:
$8.25 billion / $9.1 billion (including inflation)
Estimated Value for Money:
$2.18 billion

About the Project:

  • The Eglinton Crosstown LRT is part of Metrolinx's regional transportation plan, The Big Move, and is one of the first large-scale transit projects for the Toronto area. The LRT will provide fast, reliable and comfortable transit along Eglinton Avenue and will help to reduce congestion, offer reliable transit to Toronto residents and integrate transit services.
  • The Eglinton Crosstown LRT will run across Eglinton Avenue between Mount Dennis (Weston Road) and Kennedy Station.

Status

  • Request for Qualifications:
    Jan 22, 2013
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Dec 11, 2013
  • Request for Proposals:
    Dec 19, 2013
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
    Jul 24, 2015
  • Construction Begins:
    Mar 03, 2016
  • Construction Ends:

Winning Bidder

Crosslinx Transit Solutions; Developers: ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc., Aecon Concessions, a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc., EllisDon Capital Inc., SNC-Lavalin Capital Inc; Design and Contruction: Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc., Dragados Canada Inc (ACS Group), EllisDon Civil Ltd., SNC-Lavalin Constructors (Pacific) Inc., SNC-Lavalin Inc., IBI Group Inc., NORR Limited, Adamson Associates Architects, Urban Strategies Inc., Dialog Ontario Inc., Sereca Fire Consulting Ltd., Thurber Engineering Ltd., Dr G Sauer & Partners, Daoust Lestage, Inc.; Maintenance and Rehabilitation:SNC-Lavalin Operations & Maintenance Inc., ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc., EllisDon Facilities Services Inc., Aecon Buildings, a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc., Bombardier Transportation Canada Inc.; Financial Advisor: National Bank Financial, Bank of Nova Scotia 

Features

  • The 19-kilometre corridor will include a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive.
  • The LRT will have 25 stops and stations, linking to bus routes, three subway stations and various GO Transit lines.
  • The project also includes a maintenance and storage facility at Weston Road.

The Crosstown LRT will provide benefits, including:

  • a seamless customer experience between the new LRT stations and the existing TTC operated subway system
  • increased reliability for passengers riding on the city's transit system
  • helping to reduce traffic congestion, green house gases and fuel consumption
  • improving the quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time

Community and Green Benefits

  • A key objective of the overall project is to provide a seamless customer experience between the new LRT stations and the existing TTC operated subway system.

The new LRT lines will provide other benefits, including:

  • increased reliability for passengers riding on the city's transit system
  • helping to reduce traffic congestion, green house gases and fuel consumption
  • improving the quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time 

Economic Benefits

Throughout the design and construction phases, the successful contractor will partner with local companies and community groups to provide jobs, training and other opportunities. 

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