Preferred bidders selected for Highway 401 expansion

By ReNew Canada 08:24AM October 03, 2017



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Infrastructure Ontario has announced that three teams are prequalified to design, build, and finance the Highway 401 Expansion project.

The Highway 401 expansion project involves an almost 18-kilometre stretch, from Highway 25 in Milton east to the Credit River in Mississauga. According to Infrastructure Ontario, the project features an expansion of the primarily six-lane highway to:

  • 12 lane core-collector system from the Credit River to Winston Churchill Boulevard;
  • 10 lanes from Winston Churchill Boulevard to Highway 407 ETR/ Highway 401 interchange;
  • 12 lane core-collector system from Highway 407 ETR/ Highway 401 interchange to east of the James Snow Parkway;
  • 10 lanes from the James Snow Parkway to west of Regional Road 25;
  • Median HOV lanes; and
  • Support facilities and features – drainage, lighting, signage, ATMS, carpool lots etc.

Teams were selected based on their construction capability, experience, qualified personnel, and financial capacity to deliver a project of this size and scope. They include:

Blackbird Infrastructure Group

  • Dufferin Construction Company
  • Ferrovial Agroman Canada Inc.
  • Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.
  • TD Securities


  • Dragados Canada Inc.
  • Brennan Infrastructures Inc.
  • Bot Infrastructure Ltd.
  • WSP Canada Group Limited
  • ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc.
  • Stonebridge Financial Corporation

West Corridor Constructors

  • Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.
  • Amico Design Build Inc.
  • Parsons Inc.
  • National Bank Financial Inc.

A request for proposals is expected to be released later this fall.

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