Regional Express Rail – Lakeshore East, West Corridor Expansion Project

Location:
Greater Toronto Area
Project Type:
BF - Build Finance
Infrastructure Type:
Transit
Contract Value:
To be announced at Financial Close
Estimated Value for Money:
To be announced at Financial Close

About the Project:

Infrastructure upgrades, such as the construction of third track infrastructure will further help to accommodate increased capacity on the Lakeshore East line as part of the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service.

Status

  • Request for Qualifications:
    Feb 28, 2018
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Nov 20, 2018
  • Request for Proposals:
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
  • Construction Begins:
  • Construction Ends:

Features

  • Addition of a fourth track on the south side between the Don River Bridge and Gerrard Street shifting to the north side between Pape Avenue and Scarborough GO Station.
  • Widening of bridges at: Woodbine Avenue, Warden Avenue and Danforth Avenue
  • Widening works under the Birchmount Road Bridge.
  • New station building and platform changes at Danforth GO Station.
  • Retaining walls.
  • Three culvert extensions: east of Coxwell Avenue (Mile 329.50), east of Kennedy Rd. (Mile 325.74) and Scarborough Junction (Mile 325.55).

Community and Green Benefits

  • reduced traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption
  • improved quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time 

Economic Benefits

Design and construction of the project will generate employment opportunities, produce significant benefits for commuters. 

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