North America: Infrastructure Ontario shortlists three for rail P3

15 December 2017 - 12:00 am UTC

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx announced on Friday (15 December) that they had shortlisted three teams for the Davenport Diamond Grade Separation P3. 

The authorities launched the procurement for the design-build-finance project on 17 August, as reported. 

The three shortlisted teams are:

Davenport Construction Partners
Dragados, Bot Infrastructure, Black & McDonald (Constructor), COWI, IBI Group, Dissing + Weitling, Peto MacCallum (Design), ACS Infrastructure, National Bank Financial (Financial Advisor)

Graham Commuter Rail Station
Graham Construction (Construction), LEA Consulting, exp Services, International Bridge Technologies, Brown & Storey Architects (Design), Graham Capital Partners (Financial Advisor)

Dufferin Construction, AECON Infrastructure (Construction), Mott MacDonald, DTAH, Pedelta, Golder Associates, R.J Burnside & Associates (Design), Bank of Nova Scotia (Financial Advisor)

The procurement authorities are expected to issue the project’s RFP to the three teams in early 2018, according to the statement. The project’s capex is expected to be approximately CAD 253m (USD 197m), according to IO’s November 2017 pipeline report. 

The private partners would be responsible for constructing a grade separation structure between the north/south GO rail corridor and the east/west CP rail corridor, implementing a pedestrian underpass to restore the east/west connection at Paton Road, and erecting retaining walls forming the approaches of the grade separation structure.

The grade separation structure would to minimize delays to the GO service, while the retaining walls would be topped with noise barrier walls.

Work on the Davenport Diamond project is part of a larger, system-wide plan to improve overall GO Transit service, including the delivery of GO Regional Express Rail by 2024-2025.

IO did not respond to questions by press time.


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