Route 185 Phase III

Ranking for 2020: 55

Industry Sector: Transportation

Specific Sector: Highway

Range: $942.9 million +

Project Value: $942,900,000

Government Funds Involved: Public

Funding Source: Public

Location: Quebec

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2023

This nearly 40-kilometre conversion to two-lane divided highway is the final step in the conversion of Route 185 to Autoroute 85, also known as Autoroute Claude-Béchard. The final portion runs from Saint-Antonin to Saint Louis-du-Ha!-Ha!, connecting Autoroute 20 at Notre-Dame-du-Portage to the New Brunswick border.

Work got underway on four of seven sections of the project in the summer of 2019. Sections will be completed starting in 2021.

Other Key Players: WSP, Tetratec, AECOM (construction supervision)