Scarborough Subway Extension – Stations, Rail and Systems
- Project Type:
- Stations, Rail and Systems – Progressive Design-Build
- Infrastructure Type:
- Contract Value:
- To be announced at Financial Close
About the Project
The Scarborough Subway Extension is a 7.8 kilometre extension of TTC's Line 2 Bloor-Danforth Subway, from the existing Kennedy Station northeast to McCowan Road/Sheppard Avenue. The line will include three new stations at Lawrence Avenue and McCowan Road, Scarborough Centre and a terminal station at McCowan Road and Sheppard Avenue. The project is being delivered in two large contracts: the Stations, Rail and Systems package and the Advance Tunnel project.
The Scarborough Subway Extension is one of four priority transit projects announced by the Province in 2019 for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Planning is underway for all four subway projects and procurements for the subway program are being staged to ensure each project is delivered successfully.
The scope of work includes:
- 7.8 kilometre extension of Line 2 (Bloor-Danforth) subway.
- Tunnelling work for the length of the alignment.
- Three new stations: Lawrence Avenue and McCowan Road, Scarborough Centre and a terminal station at McCowan Road and Sheppard Avenue.
- Emergency Exit Buildings, Traction Power Substations and modifications at Kennedy Station.
- Transit connections to Line 2, Line 5 - Eglinton Crosstown LRT, GO train service (Stouffville line) and Durham Region Transit bus service.
- Request for Qualifications: Sep. 17, 2021
- Short-list Bidders Selected: Feb. 08, 2022
- Request for Proposals: Feb 08. 2022
- Development Partner Selected: Nov. 30, 2022
- Improves access to transit for area residents
- Reduces daily travel times for commuters
- Economic and community growth along the future transit line and job creation opportunities
- Reduction in traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption by providing an alternative transportation option
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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