TORONTO — Infrastructure Ontario and Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation have announced that three teams have been shortlisted and invited to respond to a request for proposals to design, build and finance the QEW/ Credit River Improvement project.
The teams, announced Aug. 12, include:
- Keystone Transportation Partners, applicant lead Peter Kiewit Sons ULC and Dufferin Construction Company, construction team Kiewit and Dufferin, and financial advisor Kiewit;
- Credit River Developers, applicant lead Ferrovial Agroman S.A, construction team Ferrovial Agroman S.A., and financial advisor Scotia Capital Inc.; and
- EDCO, applicant lead EllisDon Capital Inc. and Coco Paving Inc., construction team EllisDon Capital and Coco Paving, and financial advisor EllisDon Capital.
The teams will submit proposals and a successful team is expected to be announced in summer 2020. The procurement model is DBF.
The project involves construction of a new bridge north of the existing Credit River Bridge, replacement of the Mississauga Road overpass, reconstruction and reconfiguration of the existing QEW to accommodate auxiliary lanes and future widening, and improvement of the Mississauga Road interchange.
There will also be active transportation crossings built connecting to an existing and planned trail network over the Credit River and over the QEW at Stavebank Road, and support facilities and features including landscaping, utilities, drainage and storm water management improvements, illumination, noise wall and an Advanced Traffic Management System.