Crosslinx Transit Solutions has been awarded the contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Eglinton Crosstown LRT (Crosstown) project in Toronto.

The team comprises of more than 26 companies. At the peak of construction, Crosslinx expects more than 2,500 workers will be on site daily.


  • ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc.                                                                                -
  • Aecon Concessions, a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc.            
  • EllisDon Capital Inc.
  • SNC-Lavalin Capital Inc.

Design and Construction

  • Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.                             
  • Dragados Canada Inc. (ACS Group)                       
  • EllisDon Civil Ltd.                                                           
  • SNC-Lavalin Constructors (Pacific) Inc.
  • SNC-Lavalin Inc.                                                            
  • IBI Group Inc.                                                 
  • NORR Limited                                                                
  • Adamson Associates Architects
  • Urban Strategies Inc.
  • Dialog Ontario Inc.
  • Sereca Fire Consulting Ltd.
  • Thurber Engineering Ltd.
  • Dr G. Sauer & Partners
  • Daoust Lestage, Inc.

Maintenance and Rehabilitation

  • SNC-Lavalin Operations & Maintenance Inc.     -
  • ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc.                               
  • EllisDon Facilities Services Inc. 
  • Aecon Buildings, a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc.
  • Bombardier Transportation Canada Inc.

Financial Advisors

  • National Bank Financial
  • Bank of Nova Scotia
Organizational Structure

Crosslinx Transit Solutions contracts within their team:

  • a Design-Build Joint Venture, which is responsible for design and construction
  • a maintenance team, which is responsible for the 30-year concession
  • a design team, responsible for designing stations and the integrated system
  • financial advisors, lenders and bond underwriters to help finance the project
  • other third-party contracts with all sub-trades and suppliers


Background on Crosslinx Transit Solutions Prime Team Members

ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc.

ACS Infrastructure Canada is the Canadian subsidiary of the concessions arm of the ACS Group. ACS has over 210,000 employees and a presence in over 65 countries. It is ranked first in ENR's “The Top 250 International Contractors” list and has also been consistently ranked as the largest global transportation developer of P3s by Public Works Financing (1994-2005, 2007-2014).

ACS has developed over 150 P3 projects globally, and its North American P3 asset portfolio is worth over $18 billion. In addition to the Eglinton Crosstown LRT Project in Toronto, it includes, among others, the new Bridge for the St. Lawrence (which reached financial close in June 2015), the A-30 highway in Montreal (in operation since December 2012), the South Fraser Perimeter Road in Vancouver (in operation since December 2013), the Right Hon. Herb Grey Parkway in Ontario, the North East section of Edmonton's Anthony Henday ring-road and Ottawa's LRT Confederation Line.


Aecon Group Inc. (“Aecon”) is Canada's premier construction and infrastructure development company and partner-of-choice for large-scale construction projects. Founded in 1877, Aecon provides integrated turnkey services to private and public sector clients in the market sectors of Infrastructure, Energy, and Mining. As Canada's largest publicly traded construction company (TSX: ARE), Aecon has built iconic landmarks such as the CN Tower, St. Lawrence Seaway and the Halifax Shipyard, as well as countless miles of the hidden framework Canada is built upon.

Aecon is active in the domestic and international P3 market, where it has functioned as financier, investor, constructor and/or operator and has been involved in 26 P3 projects worldwide in various capacities.

Aecon O&M, a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc. is Aecon's P3 operating arm undertaking operations and maintenance activities as a partner in concession projects in Canada and internationally. In recent years, Aecon has actively been participating in the O&M segment of the Canadian P3 market, having been part of the 407 ETR Phase 1 Project pursuit team and more recently the 407E Phase 2 pursuit. Aecon has also engaged in O&M activities for certain of its international P3 assets, including the Cross Israel Highway and the Quito international Airport.

Aecon possesses a strong focus on transportation infrastructure including light rail, roads, and bridges and has been recognized as a Best Employer in Canada for eight years running.

Aecon's current infrastructure portfolio includes: the John Hart Generating Station, the Northeast Anthony Henday ring Road, the Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant, the Waterloo Region LRT, and the York Viva Rapid Transit Project.


EllisDon is a construction services company, with approximately 2,500 employees, that completes over $3.3 billion in new construction work annually. Incorporated in 1951, EllisDon boasts several offices-and a strong presence- across North America, the Middle East, and now South America. EllisDon is a leading Canadian construction contractor and full services firm with significant experience in infrastructure development.

EllisDon is one of the most active P3/AFP developers in Canada and is skilled in the delivery of design, build, financing, and operations and maintenance of Canadian PPP projects since 2003. EllisDon's recent experience includes the Confederation Line LRT in Ottawa (Ontario), Providence Care Hospital (Ontario), Emily Carr University of Art and Design (British Columbia), Saskatoon Civic Operations Centre (Saskatoon), St. Thomas Consolidated Courthouse (Ontario), Waterloo Region Consolidated Courthouse (Ontario) and New Oakville Hospital (Ontario) projects. EllisDon has successfully bid and closed 26 AFP/P3 infrastructure development projects with a total capital value in excess of $8 billion. Twenty of these projects have reached substantial completion on schedule and have successfully transitioned into the operations phase.


Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices in over 50 countries, SNC-Lavalin's employees provide EPC and EPCM services to clients in a variety of industry sectors, including mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, infrastructure and clean power. SNC-Lavalin can also combine these services with its financing and operations and maintenance capabilities to provide complete end-to-end project solutions.

For over 30 years, SNC-Lavalin has been actively investing in infrastructure concessions across numerous sectors such as highways, hospitals, bridges, mass transit, airports and energy.

SNC-Lavalin has been developing and investing in public-private partnership projects across Canada, including: the John Hart Generating Station Replacement near Campbell River (British Columbia); the Confederation Line LRT in Ottawa (Ontario); the Highway 407 East Extension between Pickering and Whitby (Ontario); the McGill University Health Centre, Glen site in Montreal (Quebec); the Maison symphonique concert hall in Montreal (Quebec); the Restigouche Hospital Centre in Campbellton (New Brunswick); the Southeast Stoney Trail in Calgary (Alberta); the Canada Line LRT in Vancouver (British Columbia); the William R. Bennett Bridge near Kelowna (British Columbia); and, recently, the New Bridge for the Saint Lawrence Corridor Project in Montreal (Quebec).

Dragados Canada Inc.

Dragados Canada, Inc. is a 100-percent-owned subsidiary of Dragados S.A., the construction arm of ACS and the largest contractor in Spain. Since its establishment in 1941, the company has built over 2,500 km of rail/mass transit projects, more than 1,360 km of tunnels, over 8,000 km of highways and more than 2,000 km of bridges. Dragados is among the largest P3 contractors in the world, having delivered all of ACS Group's concession projects worldwide (these include in railways, tunnels and subways). Relevant construction projects in North America include the East Side Access Manhattan Tunnels, two Metro Caverns, the I-287 roadway in New York, the I-595 highway in Fort Lauderdale, the Alaskan Way Tunnel in Seattle, the Corpus Christy Bridge in Texas, among others. Its current infrastructure portfolio in Canada includes the Confederation Line in Ottawa, the New Bridge for the St. Lawrence Corridor Project in Montreal and the North East Anthony Henday in Edmonton.