Barrie Corridor GO Expansion

Rank 2024


Industry Sector: Transit

Project Type: Rail

Project Value: $1.506 billion

Funding Source: Public

Provincial Funding: $1.506 billion

Province: Ontario

City / Region: Toronto, Ontario to Barrie, Ontario

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2025

The $13.5-billion Regional Express Rail (RER) program includes significant improvements to the Barrie GO corridor. The current corridor consists of 11 stations running from the Allandale Waterfront GO station on the shores of Lake Simcoe and Barrie through to Union Station in downtown Toronto.

Non-AFP work on the Barrie Corridor includes three contracts. The RFP for the first contract closed in the fall of 2018, and the RFP has been released for the two remaining contracts. Full construction and expansion of the Barrie Corridor is scheduled for completion in 2025.

Project Owner: Metrolinx

Contractor: EllisDon (Dufferin Street at Queen Street bridge); Cole Engineering and Kenaidan (rapid pedestrian tunnels)

Other Key Players: 4-Transit JV (technical advisory services): Hatch, Parsons, WSP; Aon Risk Solutions; CIMA+ (utilities relocation); Golder; Morrison Hershfield; Gannett Fleming; Comtech (program/project consulting)

Supplier Other: Mammoet (crane for precast tunnel placement); DECAST Ltd.; Wood PLC; Infrastructure Ontario (procurement lead); Rider Levett Bucknall

2019 Rank: 38

2018 Rank: 32

2017 Rank: 31