Ontario Line - North Elevated Guideway and Stations

Location:
Toronto
Project Type:
Progressive Design-Build
Infrastructure Type:
Transit
Contract Value:
To be announced at Financial Close

About the Project:

The North Elevated Guideway and Stations project is one of many contracts to deliver the Ontario Line, a 15.6-kilometre stand-alone rapid transit line that will connect the Ontario Science Centre to Exhibition/Ontario Place.

Status

  • Request for Qualifications:
    Nov 17, 2022
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
  • Request for Proposals:
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
  • Construction Begins:
  • Construction Ends:

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Features

The scope of work for the contract includes:

  • Three kilometres of an elevated guideway (tracks and bridge structures)
  • Five elevated stations (Riverside-Leslieville, Gerrard, Thorncliffe Park, Flemingdon Park, Science Centre)
  • One emergency exit building
  • Interface with the maintenance and storage facility
  • Interfaces with Eglinton Crosstown LRT Line 5 as well as sections of existing Metrolinx-owned rail corridor where Ontario Line trains will operate

Project Benefits

  • Faster, more frequent and reliable access to rapid transit with more than 227,500 people will live within a 10-minute walk of an Ontario Line station
  • Improve the quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time
  • Reduce crowding on the existing Line 1 (Yonge-University) subway
  • Up to 57,000 more jobs accessible by transit (in 45 minutes or less) for Toronto residents
  • Economic and community growth along the future transit line and thousands of job opportunities annually during construction
  • Reduction in traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption by providing an alternative transportation option

Demonstrating Value

The project is being delivered using a Progressive Design-Build (PDB) model. Key features of a PDB model include the opportunity for greater collaboration between the project owner, the successful bidder, project partners, and communities.

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