MegaProject 1050: Ontario issues RFQ for Milton Corridor
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Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to design, build and finance the Milton Corridor project under PPP scheme.
The project which consists of an expansion of Milton GO Station, redevelopment of Meadowvale GO Station and a new Stations Operations West Facility. 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.
The estimated investment for the project ranges from CAD200 million to CAD499 million (US$157 million – 392 million).
Teams that qualify will be invited to respond to a request for proposals in 2018.
Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation:
“This region is growing and so is demand for public transit. We are investing in greater convenience and comfort for commuters with improvements to station capacity, accessible connections to train and bus platforms, new multi-use paths for pedestrians and cyclists, and safety upgrades to lighting and PA systems. These station expansions are just part of our plan to keep Ontario moving with a future-ready transportation network”
Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure:
“Ontario is committed to making infrastructure investments that will give people new and better travel options, with faster and more frequent service. Moving people to the places they work, live and play is key to growing our economy and helping them in their everyday lives.”
As we reported in late October, Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx selected Toronto Tunnel Partners (TTP) as the preferred proponent to develop the Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project PPP in support of the province's GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program.
Members of the TTP team included:
- Applicant Lead: EllisDon Capital Inc. and STRABAG Inc.
- Construction: EllisDon Civil Ltd. and STRABAG Inc.
- Design: WSP Canada Inc., Dr. Sauer & Partners, Amec Foster Wheeler
- Financial Advisor: EllisDon Capital Inc. and STRABAG Inc.