OPP Modernization

OPP---Typical-Detachment-profileLocation: 16 communities across Ontario

Project Type: DBFM - Design Build Finance Maintain

Infrastructure Type: Justice

Price of Contract: $292.7 million

Estimated Value for Money: $51.3 million

About the Project:  

  • The project  involves the construction of 18 new Ontario Provincial Police detachments, regional headquarters and forensic identification services in 16 communities across Ontario.
  • The new facilities, which in many cases are replacing buildings that have exceeded their useful life, will feature up-to-date amenities to better support the demands of modern police operations and meet the needs of the community.


Project Status


November 23, 2012


September 14, 2010


September 15, 2010 Shield Infrastructure Partnership; Developer: HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions North America; Design: NORR, Shore Tilbe Perkins + Will, MCW Consultants, Banerjee & Associates, MMM Group; Construction: Bird Design Build; Facility Management: Honeywell; Financial Advisor: HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions, Concert Real Estate


August 25, 2009


July 27, 2009


February 26, 2009


Project Features

New facilities will be constructed in:

  • Armstrong - Detachment
  • Burk’s Falls - Detachment
  • Chatham - Forensic Identification Services
  • Dryden - Detachment
  • Iroquois Falls - Detachment
  • Kapuskasing - Detachment
  • Kenora - Forensic Identification Services
  • Long Sault - Forensic Identification Services
  • Mount Forest - Forensic Identification Services
  • Nipigon - Detachment
  • North Bay - Regional Headquarters and Forensic Identification Services
  • Orillia- Regional Headquarters
  • Peterborough - Forensic Identification Services
  • Smiths Falls - Regional Headquarters and Forensic Identification Services
  • South Porcupine - Forensic Identification Services
  • Walkerton – South Bruce (Brockton) - Detachment

Community and Green Benefits

  • New OPP facilities will provide Ontario with more efficient and effective policing infrastructure that will enhance community safety and support Ontario’s justice system.
  • The new OPP buildings are designed and built to meet the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver standards, incorporating environmentally sustainable construction practices and energy efficient design.

Economic Benefits

  • The project is helping to provide economic stimulus by creating and supporting jobs across Ontario; construction labour for the project is being drawn from across the province.

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