Highway 401 Expansion Project
- Greater Toronto Area
- Project Type:
- DBF - Design Build Finance
- Infrastructure Type:
- Contract Value:
- $639.8 million
- Estimated Value for Money:
- $177.7 million
About the Project
The Highway 401 expansion project is approximately 18 kilometers long and is located within the western part of the Greater Toronto Area, from the Credit River in Mississauga to Regional Road 25 in Milton.
Request for QualificationsMar 29, 2017
Prequalified Bidders Selected:Sep 29, 2017
Request for ProposalsFeb 28, 2018
Winning Bidder SelectedApr 26, 2019
Construction BeginsNov 29, 2019
- 12 lane core-collector system from the Credit River to Winston Churchill Boulevard;
- 10 lanes from Winston Churchill Boulevard to Highway 407 ETR/ Highway 401 interchange;
- 12 lane core-collector system from Highway 407 ETR/ Highway 401 interchange to east of the James Snow Parkway;
- 10 lanes from the James Snow Parkway to west of Regional Road 25;
- Median HOV lanes; and
- Support facilities and features - drainage, lighting, signage, ATMS, carpool lots etc.
Community And Green Benefits
- reduced traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption
- improved quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time
Design and construction of the project will generate employment opportunities, produce significant benefits for commuters.
WCC estimates the majority of the labour will come from the Greater Toronto Area. There will be approximately 400 workers on site at the peak of construction.
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