Ranking for 2016: 11
Industry Sector: Transit
Specific Sector: Subway
Range: $1 billion - $5 billion
Project Value: $3,560,000,000
Federal: Building Canada Fund: $660 million
Provincial: $1.99 billion
Government Funds Involved: In the process of selecting a partner to construct and maintain the system through the AFP process.
Funding Source: Public
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2023
This subway extension will extend the Bloor-Danforth subway line approximately 7.6 kilometres from Kennedy Station to Sheppard Avenue and McCowan Road. This new line will provide convenient connections with local and regional bus services and other rapid transit planned for the area and for customers walking and cycling to or being dropped off at the planned stations.
TTC has provided a preliminary project schedule: From 2014 to 2016, the plan is to undertake P3 screening and recommend delivery methodology; consultant procurement; and the preliminary engineering and transit project assessment process. From 2016 to 2018, the commission will begin property acquisition, design, and acquire/retrofit tunnel boring machines. Then, from 2018 to 2023, the line will undergo construction.