Highway 407 East Extension – Phase 2

Rank 2024


Industry Sector: Transportation

Project Type: Highway

Project Value: $1.158 billion

Funding Source: P3

Provincial Funding: $1.158 billion

Province: Ontario

City / Region: Oshawa to Clarington

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2020

Phase 2 will extend Highway 407 East approximately 22 kilometres from Harmony Road to Highway 35/115 in Clarington. The work also includes the addition of the 10-kilometre East Durham Link (EDL or Highway 418), which connects Highway 407 with Highway 401. There are eight interchanges as well, three of which are freeway-to-freeway.

Phase 2A of the project, running from Harmony Road to EDL, was completed in January 0f 2018. Phase 2B of the project, from the EDL to Highway 35/115 and including the EDL, is well underway. Paving, as well as work on bridges and other structures, continues to advance toward completion in line with the 2020 scheduled completion.

Project Owner: Ontario Ministry of Transportation

Engineer: EXP (geotechnical design for structures and pavements); Parsons>>; Wood Group (consulting)

Project/Construction Manager: Infrastructure Ontario

Other Key Players: Aon (risk/insurance advisor to authority); Jacobs (technical advisors for procurement and implementation); EY (advising gov’t.); Infrastructure Ontario (procurement manager and project development); LeighFisher (lenders technical advisor); INTECH Risk Management (insurance advisor); Golder (materials testing and inspection); Englobe; A.W. Hooker Associates (independent certification); GHD (quality assurance services); WSP (archaeology); AGAT Labs (analytical testing); Rider Levett Bucknall

Supplier Other: Canam Group; DECAST Ltd.

Legal: Cassels Brock & Blackwell (legal counsel to the Authority); Osler (legal counsel to the SPV); McMillan (legal counsel to the finance parties; Torys (acted for lender)

Financing Detail: The aggregate AFP delivery costs are $1.158 billion, with base capital costs of $1.052 billion.

2020 Rank: 50

2019 Rank: 52

2018 Rank: 49

2017 Rank: 43

2016 Rank: 44