TORONTO – Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded a fixed-price contract of $443 million to EllisDon Infrastructure Transit (“EDIT”) to design, build and finance the GO Expansion – Lakeshore West Infrastructure Improvementsproject.

The EllisDon Infrastructure Transit team includes:

  • Proponent Lead: EllisDon Capital Inc.
  • Design Team:
    • Civil: Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, a Division of Wood Canada Limited and Stantec Consulting Ltd.
    • Architectural: Stantec, Strasman Architects
    • Electrical: Mulvey + Banani International Inc.
    • Mechanical: The Aquila Group
    • Structural: Stephenson Engineering Ltd.
    • Signals: Stantec
    • Geotechnical: Thurber Engineering Ltd.
    • Track: Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Stantec
    • Environmental: Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions
  • Construction Team: EllisDon Civil Ltd.
  • Financial Advisor: EllisDon Capital Inc.

The Lakeshore West Infrastructure Improvements project underwent an open, fair and competitive process overseen by a third-party fairness advisor. EDIT submitted the proposal which delivers the best value for Ontario taxpayers.

The project is being delivered through IO’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) model, which transfers appropriate risks associated with design, construction and financing of the project to the private sector.

Onsite mobilization and pre-construction work will begin in spring 2022 with construction to begin in the fall. EDIT estimates up to 200 jobs will be created during construction.

The GO Expansion – Lakeshore West Infrastructure Improvements scope of work includes:

  • Long Branch GO Station improvements and accessibility
  • Burloak Drive Grade Separation
  • Drury Lane pedestrian bridge replacement
  • Enabling works for electrification

Learn more about the GO Expansion - Lakeshore West Infrastructure Improvements project.

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