Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Rank 2024


Image Credit: Metrolinx

Industry Sector: Transit

Project Type: LRT

Project Value: $4.7 billion

Funding Source: P3

Federal Funding: $1 billion

Provincial Funding: $1.7 billion

Municipal Funding: $1.56

Private Funding: 1560000000

Province: Ontario

City / Region: Toronto

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2030-2031

 The Eglinton Crosstown West Extension is an approximately 9.2-kilometre extension of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT (future Line 5), from Mount Dennis to Renforth Drive. Metrolinx is actively collaborating with the GTAA and municipal partners on the proposed alignment from Renforth Drive to the airport. Tunnelling is one of the first phases of work for the project.

The project is being delivered in four separate contracts: Advance Tunnelling DBF; Second Advance Tunnelling DBF; Elevated Guideway DB; and Stations and Remaining Work. 

Project Owner: Metrolinx

Engineer: ARUP Canada Inc.; LEA (engineer design); Morrison Hershfield (consulting); Comtech (consulting)

Project/Construction Manager: Infrastructure Ontario

P3 Team Members/Project Team: DBF Team (Advance Tunnel Contract): West End Connectors • Applicant Lead: Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc., Dragados Canada Inc., Ghella Canada Ltd. • Construction Team: Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc., Dragados Canada Inc., Ghella Canada Ltd. • Design: TYPSA Inc., EXP Services Inc., Dr. G. Sauer & Partners Corporation, Pedelta Canada Inc. • Financial Advisor: ACS Infrastructure Canada, Aecon Concessions, Scotiabank Capital, Ghella Investments & Partnerships

Environmental Services: Matrix Solutions Inc. (environmental specialists)

Other Key Players: Golder-a WSP company (geotechnical studies); Jacobs (document control, contract administration, schedule, quality mgmt. and risk assessment); WSP (TTC Operators Representative); INFRATA (managing consultant); A.W. Hooker Associates Ltd. (independent certifier for advance tunnel); Dillon Consulting (technical advisory services); GFL (excavation, shoring, soil management); Hanscomb (cost consultant); Turner & Townsend (cost management); Hatch (geotechnical and tunnel studies); Parsons (planning engineer); TULLOCH

Supplier Other: DECAST; Victaulic

Legal: Borden Ladner Gervais (legal advisor-owner); Stikeman Elliott LLP; Dentons

Road or Transit Length (km): 9.2

2023 Rank: 17

2022 Rank: 17

2021 Rank: 17