Three teams shortlisted for Highway 407 East Phase II

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Three teams shortlisted for Highway 407 East Phase II Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Transportation have announced that three teams have been shortlisted to deliver the Highway 407 East Phase 2 project.The short-listed bidders will be given approximately six months to prepare and submit proposals.The three shortlisted consortia are the following:Blackbird Infrastructure Group
East End Transportation Group
407E Infrastructure Group

The object of the project consists of:

  • Extending Highway 407 eastward from Harmony Road in Oshawa to Highway 35/115
  • Providing a new 10-kilometre East Durham Link to connect Highway 407 East and Highway 401, east of Oshawa
  • Providing eight new interchanges, including three freeway-to-freeway connections to Highway 407 East and Highway 401 from the East Durham Link and highway 35/115
Once complete, Highway 407 East will help ease traffic congestion in the Greater Toronto Area and improve the flow of goods, services and people in the region.

In January 2009, the province announced that Highway 407 East would be tolled. The province will retain control and ownership of the highway, and will be responsible for setting the toll rates.

Highway 407 East Phase 1 is under construction and is expected to be open to traffic in late 2015. The first segment of Phase 2, which will run from Harmony Road to Taunton/East Durham Link is expected be open to traffic in 2017, with the remainder to be completed by 2020.

A team composed of Cintra (Ferrovial), SNC Lavalin and Intoll (Macquarie) won the tender process for Highway 407 East Phase 1.

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