Edmonton Valley Line – Stage 1

Rank 2021


Industry Sector: Transit

Range $1.8 billion

Specific Sector: LRT

Project Value: $1,800,000,000

Government Funds Involved: P3

Funding Source: P3

Location Alberta

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2020

The Valley Line is the largest single infrastructure project in the history of Edmonton. It consists of a 27-kilometre low-floor urban line running from Mill Woods to Lewis Farms that crosses downtown. It will be separate from the city’s existing high-floor LRT system. This line will feature modern, low-floor, light-rail vehicles running segregated along existing streets and integrating with Edmonton’s surrounding neighbourhoods.

The first stage of the project is the 13.1-kilometre southeast section from Mill Woods to 102 Street. Construction is progressing on all areas of the project, with target service commencement scheduled for December 15, 2020.

Project Owner: City of Edmonton

P3 Team Members/Project Team: Fengate Asset Management; Bechtel; EllisDon; Bombardier; Transdev; ARUP; IBI Group

Engineer: AECOM;Hatch;Mott MacDonald;DIALOG;ISL Engineering and Land Services;GEC Architecture;Associated Engineering (engineering & environmental services);Wood Group (consulting)

Other Key Players: Aon; BTY Group; EY; KPMG; LeighFisher; Morrison Hershfield; INTECH; Englobe; Tetra Tech; AGAT Labs; GHD; McElhanney

Legal: Borden Ladner Gervais (legal advisor); McCarthy Tétrault; Norton Rose Fulbright

Road or Transit Length (km): 13.1

2020 Rank: 34

2019 Rank: 34

2018 Rank: 27

2017 Rank: 25

2016 Rank: 26

2015 Rank: 25

2014 Rank: 10

Municipal Funding Number: 600000000

Image Credit: City of Edmonton