Thursday, April 05, 2018

Three teams vie for Milton GO Station, facility contract

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Three teams vie for Milton GO Station, facility contract Infrastructure Ontario

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have invited three teams to submit proposals for two stations and an operations facility along the Milton GO Corridor.

The project will support Metrolinx's work to provide faster, more frequent and convenient transit service across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), as part of the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program.

The shortlisted teams and their prime team members are:

Milton Transit Group
Applicant Lead: Aecon Group Inc., Buttcon
Construction Team: Aecon Group Inc., Buttcon
Design Team: Stantec, RJC
Financial Advisor: Aecon Concessions

Milton Integrated Transit Team
Applicant Lead: Sacyr Construccion S.A., Grascan Construction Ltd.
Construction Team: Sacyr Construccion S.A., Grascan Construction Ltd.
Design Team: AECOM, Zeidler Partnership Architects
Financial Advisor: KPMG Corporate Finance Inc.

Ledcor MM Partners
Applicant Lead: Ledcor Industries Inc.
Construction Team: Ledcor, Soncin Construction Ltd.
Design Team: IBI Group, Morrison Hershfield
Financial Advisor: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

The project consists of three elements: a new Milton GO Station, new Meadowvale GO Station and a Station Operations West Facility.

The scope of the work at the two stations includes a new station building; reconfiguration and expansion of parking lot layouts; bus loop and passenger pick-up/drop-offs; accessible connections; reconfiguration and expansion of existing rail platform to an island platform with pedestrian tunnel connections and infrastructure to support future layover of trains, among other improvements.

The scope of work for the Station Operations West Facility includes partial demolition and retrofit/renovation of a vacant office and warehouse facility to accommodate future office, warehouse and parking needs for GO operations; a new secured fleet vehicle parking lot and improved pedestrian connections.

IO and Metrolinx said the teams were selected based on criteria identified in the Request for Qualifications process that began in November 2017. A final award for the design, build and finance contract is anticipated to be announced in winter 2019.