Ontario highway P3 signed

Credit: IO

Infrastructure Ontario has awarded the Highway 3 Widening P3 Project.

Under the deal, the GIP Paving-led team will deliver a major widening of the highway from Essex to Leamington under a C$138m design, build, finance contract.

The full team, which was selected as preferred bidder in April, includes Dillon Consulting and WSP acting as the design team, plus National Bank Financial providing financial advice.

Under the anticipated timeline, the project will begin construction in 2024, with a completion date slated for 2027.