Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) have announced the three shortlisted teams that are invited to respond to a request for proposals (RFP) to design, build, and finance (DBF) the QEW/ Credit River Improvement project.
The teams were selected based on criteria identified in a request for qualifications process that began in April 2019. Selection criteria included the relevant design, construction and financing experience to deliver the project.
Shortlisted teams include:
Keystone Transportation Partners
- Applicant Lead – Peter Kiewit Sons ULC & Dufferin Construction Company
- Construction Team – Peter Kiewit Sons ULC & Dufferin Construction Company
- Financial Advisor – Peter Kiewit Sons ULC
Credit River Developers
- Applicant Lead – Ferrovial Agromán S.A
- Construction Team – Ferrovial Agromán S.A.
- Financial Advisor – Scotia Capital Inc.
- Applicant Lead – EllisDon Capital Inc. and Coco Paving Inc.
- Construction Team – EllisDon Capital Inc. and Coco Paving Inc.
- Financial Advisor – EllisDon Capital Inc.
According to IO, the scope of the work for the DBF contract will include:
- Construct a new bridge north of the existing Credit River Bridge
- Rehabilitate the existing Credit River Bridge
- Replacement of the Mississauga Road overpass
- Reconstruction and reconfiguration of the existing QEW to accommodate auxiliary lanes and future widening
- Improvement/reconfiguration of the Mississauga Road interchange;
- Active transportation crossings with enhanced connectivity to existing and planned trail network over the Credit River and over the QEW at Stavebank Road; and
- Support facilities and features – landscaping, utilities, drainage and storm water management improvements, illumination, noise wall, Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS)
Teams will now begin preparing proposals that detail how they will deliver the project. Once submissions are received, IO and MTO will evaluate the proposals, select a preferred team and then negotiate a final contract. A successful team is expected to be announced in summer 2020. A fairness monitor is overseeing the entire procurement process.