Finch West LRT

Rank 2020

21

Industry Sector: Transit

Range $3.433 billion

Specific Sector: LRT

Project Value: $3,433,000,000

Government Funds Involved: P3

Funding Source: P3

Location Ontario

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2023

This new LRT, located along Finch Avenue West in the city’s northwest end, will be integrated with the city’s existing transit system. The project includes 11 kilometres of new semi-dedicated rapid transit between Humber College and the new Finch West subway station on the Toronto-York Spadina subway extension; 18 surface stops and a below-grade interchange station to connect with the new Finch West subway station; and a maintenance and storage facility for the light rail vehicles.

By the fall of 2019, preparatory activities for the new line were well underway. This includes the relocation of utilities, tree removals, site clearing activities, and the restructuring of sidewalks and roadways.

Project Owner: Metrolinx

Project/Construction Manager: Parsons>> (project management, engineer and environmental assessment); Infrastructure Ontario

P3 Team Members/Project Team: Applicant Lead: ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc.; Aecon Concessions – a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc.; CRH Canada Group Inc.Construction: Aecon Infrastructure and Management Inc.; Dragados Canada Inc.; Dufferin Construction Company – a division of CRH Canada Group Inc.Design: Arup Canada Inc.; Dillon Consulting; DPM Energy Inc.; DTAH; Perkins + Will Canada Inc.; Sener SES Canada Inc.Maintenance: ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc.; Aecon O&M – a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc.Financial Advisor: RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

Engineer: Jacobs (owner's engineer and project manager); WSP (engineer/sustainability consultant); Hatch (owner's engineer)

Other Key Players: AECOM (technical advisor); Aon (risk/insurance advisor to authority); EY (advising gov’t.); Infrastructure Ontario (managing procurement/construction); LeighFisher (lenders technical advisor); Parsons (overseeing technical advisor); INTECH Risk Management (insurance advisor); Morrison Hershfield (MEP design services); GHD (traffic mgmt.); Golder; Comtech (program/project consulting); Rider Levett Bucknall; Englobe

Consulting Engineer Name: WSP (geotechnical consultant)

Vehicle Supplier Names: Bombardier

Supplier Other: Dufferin Concrete; DECAST (precast infrastructure)

Legal: Norton Rose Fulbright

Road or Transit Length (km): 11

2019 Rank: 21

2018 Rank: 47

2017 Rank: 41

2016 Rank: 42

2015 Rank: 50

2014 Rank: 41

Municipal Funding Number: 0