Montreal Metro Blue Line East Extension

Rank 2024


Image Credit: Société de transport de Montréal (STM)

Industry Sector: Transit

Project Type: Subway

Project Value: $6.4 billion

Funding Source: Public

Province: Quebec

City / Region: Montreal

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2030

The Blue Line Extension project will add approximately six kilometres of track and five new stations to the current 12-station Blue Line, one of four Metro lines that runs through the Greater Montreal Area. The extension will run along Jean-Talon Street, ending east of Highway 25. In summer 2022, the STM received authorization from the Quebec government to move forward with the execution phase. Therefore, the STM launched its call for tenders for the tunnel boring machine in fall 2022. 

Project Owner: Société de transport de Montréal

Engineer: AECOM; EXP; Tetra Tech; AtkinsRéalis; Stantec; Egis

Project/Construction Manager: Blue Line Project Office (Société de transport de Montréal) Project Partners: Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM), ministère des Transports de la Mobilité durable du Québec (MTMD), Société québécoise des infrastructures (SQI) and City of Montréal

Other Key Players: EY (business case advisor); Englobe; Brodeur Frenette (risk management expert advisor); CIMA+; Wood E&I (WSP) (geotechnical studies); Turner & Townsend (cost consultant)

Architect Names: ACDF architecture inc., Bisson Fortin, COEX, Jodoin, Lamarre, Pratte, Lemay Co inc., Les architectes FABG inc., St-Gelais Montminy et associés

Road or Transit Length (km): 6

2023 Rank: 11

2022 Rank: 19

2021 Rank: 19

2020 Rank: 17

2019 Rank: 15