Leslie Barns and Connection Track Project

Rank 2022

NR

Image Credit: Toronto Transit Commission

Industry Sector: Transit

Project Type: Rail

Project Value: $497 million

Funding Source: Public

Municipal Funding: TTC: $497 million

Province: Ontario

City / Region: Toronto

The TTC is undertaking significant construction in the Leslie Corridor, including construction of Leslie Barns, a new streetcar maintenance and storage facility at the southeast corner of Lake Shore Boulevard and Leslie Street that will house about half of Toronto’s new streetcar fleet and service all of the fleet; major upgrades to underground infrastructure on Leslie Street; construction of a streetcar track connection along Leslie Street that will connect Leslie Barns to the existing streetcar tracks on Queen Street; and streetscaping improvements. Council approved the project in 2009, and work began in 2010. The estimated completion date is Q2 2016.

Project Owner: TTC

Engineer: AECOM (prime consultant for architecture and engineering services); Gannett Fleming (industrial engineering sub)

Contractor: Pomerleau

Architect Names: Strasman Architects; Brown + Storey Architects; Scott Torrance Landscape Architect

2016 Rank: 89

2015 Rank: 89

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