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Ontario awards Eglington crosstown west extension tunnels contract

The Ontario government and its key delivery partners, Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded a contract with a value of $729.2 million to West End Connectors to design, build and finance the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension tunnels. The Eglinton Crosstown West Extension extends the Eglinton Crosstown LRT another 9 km (5.6 miles) further west into Mississauga. West End Connectors is a consortium comprised of Aecon Group, Dragados Canada and Ghella. The consortium appointed GKM Consultants to install and commission state-of-the-art geotechnical instruments and monitoring systems that would meet the design. The tunneling contract is the first phase of the extension which will run primarily underground from the future Mount Dennis Station to Renforth Drive. Throughout the project, ...

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