Leslie Barns and Connection Track Project

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Ranking for 2015: 89

Industry Sector: Transit

Specific Sector: Rail

Range: 0 - $500,000,000

Project Value: $497,000,000

Government Funds Involved: TTC: 
$497 million

Funding Source: Public

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2016


The TTC is undertaking significant construction in the Leslie Corridor, including construction of Leslie Barns, a new streetcar maintenance and storage facility at the southeast corner of Lake Shore Boulevard and Leslie Street that will house about half of Toronto’s new streetcar fleet and service all of the fleet; major upgrades to underground infrastructure on Leslie Street; construction of a streetcar track connection along Leslie Street that will connect Leslie Barns to the existing streetcar tracks on Queen Street; and streetscaping improvements. Council approved the project in 2009, and work began in 2010. The estimated completion date is Q2 2016.

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