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News » Canada » Proposals invited for Ontario highway widening » published 8 Mar 2018

Proposals invited for Ontario highway widening

Shortlisted teams have been invited to submit their proposals for a project to widen an 18km stretch of Highway 401 in Ontario.

The proposals from the prequalified teams will cover the design, construction and financing of the  highway between Mississauga and Milton. The road is being widened to will relieve congestion, allow for more efficient transportation and flow of goods, and help accommodate continued population and employment growth in the region.

The prequalified groups are:

  • Blackbird Infrastructure Group, including Dufferin Construction Company, Ferrovial Agroman Canada, Klohn Crippen Berger and TD Securities;
  • Link401, including Dragados Canada, Brennan Infrastructures, Bot Infrastructure, WSP Canada Group, ACS Infrastructure Canada and Stonebridge Financial Corporation;
  • West Corridor Constructors, including Aecon Infrastructure Management, Amico Design Build, Parsons and National Bank Financial.

The project is being delivered under Infrastructure Ontario's Alternative Financing and Procurement model, which transfers risks associated with design, construction and financing of the project to the private sector.

The request for qualifications (RFQ) was issued in April 2017 (link opens in new tab).

The successful bidder is expected to be announced in 2019.



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This article was published on 8 Mar 2018 (last updated on 8 Mar 2018).

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