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RFP issued for Michael Garron Hospital project

Posted on February 3, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Michael Garron Hospital (formerly Toronto East General Hospital), a division of Toronto East Health Network, have issued a request for proposals (RFP) to three companies to design, build and finance the new patient care tower project at the hospital. Teams invited to submit proposals were selected based on their design and construction capability, experience, and the financial capacity to deliver a project of this size and complexity. The following companies have been invited to submit formal proposals: EllisDon Infrastructure [...]

Mayor Crombie, Councillor Colle headline tolls discussion

Posted on February 2, 2017
After the controversy surrounding the decision by Queen's Park to not allow tolls on the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto, public awareness and debate about road tolls in the GTA has been increasing. The Empire Club of Canada is presenting a panel discussion called "For Whom the Road Tolls" at Arcadian Court in Toronto on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at noon. The discussion will be moderated by Postmedia chair Rod Phillips. The panellists are: Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie Toronto Councillor and TTC chair Josh Colle Teresa Di Felice [...]

Companies prequalified for West Park Healthcare Centre Development Project

Posted on February 2, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and West Park Healthcare Centre (WPHC) have announced three teams prequalified to design, build, finance and maintain the facility's hospital development project in Toronto. Based on an open, competitive request for qualifications process that began in September 2016, the following three teams have been prequalified and will be invited to respond to a request for proposals, expected to be issued in spring 2017: EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare Plenary PCL Partnership West Park Healthcare Partnership Targeting Leadership [...]

RFQ issued for Hamilton LRT

Posted on February 2, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. The RFQ outlines the scope of work required for the Hamilton LRT B-Line, which includes: 11 kilometres of new dedicated rapid transit between McMaster University to Queenston Circle 14 stops along Main Street / King Street corridor with connections to the Hamilton bus network and close to the Hamilton GO Centre station An operations, maintenance [...]

Canada, Ontario invest in Highway 401 expansion in Cambridge

Posted on January 30, 2017
The federal and provincial government have announced funding to widen Highway 401. The Government of Canada is contributing a maximum of $96,030,979 through the New Building Canada Fund and the Government of Ontario is responsible for all remaining costs of the project. The project involves the widening of Highway 401 from six to ten lanes for a distance of approximately five kilometers, between Hespeler Road and Townline Road. The work includes new high occupancy vehicle lanes and the replacement of two bridges at Hespeler Road and Franklin Boulevard [...]

RFQ issued for OPP Modernization Phase 2

Posted on January 27, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to submit their qualifications to design, build, and finance nine new detachments for phase two of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Modernization project. Nine new detachments will be built to replace buildings at the end of their useful lifespan. The new detachments will be located in: Moosonee Fort Frances Hawkesbury Huron County West Parry Sound Manitoulin Island Port [...]

Toronto, Ontario at odds over tolling

Posted on January 27, 2017
The Ontario government has shut down a request from the City of Toronto to allow for tolling of the city’s Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway. The tolling proposal by the city would have created a new revenue stream estimated at approximately $200-$300 million per year, which would have then been used to pay for transit and transportation projects. The province rejected the request from Mayor John Tory, stating that tolling the two roadways did not meet her affordability standards. Instead, her government announced an increase in the gas tax [...]

Preferred proponent selected for Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Phase 1C project

Posted on January 26, 2017
Plenary Health CAMH is the preferred proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Phase 1C redevelopment project. Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and CAMH selected Plenary Health CAMH after extensive evaluations following an open, fair and competitive request for proposals process that began in February 2016. The Plenary Health CAMH team includes: Developer: Plenary Group (Canada) Ltd. and PCL Investments Canada Inc. Design-Builder: PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto) Architect: Stantec Architecture [...]

Preferred proponent selected for Highway 427 expansion

Posted on January 26, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) have selected LINK 427 as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 427 Expansion project. LINK 427's team includes: Developer: ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc. and Miller Infrastructure Construction: Dragados Canada Inc., Miller Infrastructure and Bot Infrastructure Ltd. Design: MMM Group Ltd. and Thurber Engineering Ltd. Maintenance: ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc. and Miller Infrastructure The selection of LINK 427 is the result of an open [...]

Transit hub at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre underway

Posted on January 24, 2017
An inter-regional transit terminal has broken ground at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre that will play a key role in the intermodal transit hub to support this burgeoning urban community adjacent to Toronto. The transit terminal, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, will serve York Region Rapid Transit’s extensive bus network and have pedestrian connection to the Viva Bus Rapid Transit as well as the new terminus of the Toronto Transit Commission’s extension of the Spadina subway line. Both the bus terminal and subway are slated to open at the end of [...]
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