Advisors sought for Canadian P3s

Infrastructure Ontario is seeking technical advisors for two transit projects.

The Scarborough Subway Extension (SSE) and Yonge North Subway Extension Projects (YNSE) of which the SSE will replace the existing Scarborough Rapid Transit line and is an extension of the existing line 2 to Scarborough Centre. 

The YNSE is an extension of TTC’s existing line 1 from Finch Station through the York Region (including City of Markham, the City of Vaughan and the City of Richmond Hill). 

 The request for proposal submission deadline for the advisory tender is February 3, 2020 and contract award is expected in March 30, 2020.

Meanwhile, the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension Project (ECWE) project will extend the Eglinton Crosstown Line further west from Mount Dennis to the eastern end of the Mississauga Transitway at Renforth Gate and with possible extension to Toronto Pearson International Airport.

The RFP submission deadline is also February 3, 2020 and contract award expected March 30, 2020.

Separately, the RFP submission process has now closed for the new Halton Region Consolidated Courthouse that will be located in Oakville. 

Three teams - EllisDon Infrastructure Justice, Escarpment Justice Alliance, and Plenary PCL Justice - were prequalified and invited to respond to a request for proposals in February 2019. The three teams were chosen based on their design, construction, maintenance and financial capacity to deliver a project of this size and scope.

A preferred bidder is expected to be announced in Spring 2020. Construction is expected to begin in late 2020.