Blackbird to head up Ontario’s Hwy 407 East project

TORONTO, ON – Blackbird Infrastructure Group has been chosen to design, build, finance and maintain Ontario’s Highway 407 East Phase 2 project.

The Highway 407 East Phase 2 project will extend Highway 407 about 22 kilometers from Harmony Road in Oshawa to Highway 35/115 in Clarington, and connect Highways 401 and 407 with a 10-kilometre link

Infrastructure Ontario and the province’s Ministry of Transportation announced the results of its tender process yesterday.

The Blackbird Infrastructure Group team includes:

  • Developer: Holcim (Canada) Inc. and Cintra Infraestructuras
  • Constructors: Dufferin Construction Company and Ferrovial Agroman Canada
  • Designers: Urban Systems, AIA Engineers and Louis Berger Group
  • Maintainers: Holcim (Canada) Inc. and Cintra Infraestructuras

The cost of the project will be announced publicly following financial close this winter signaling the contract has been signed and the project’s costs finalized. Construction work is anticipated to begin in fall 2015.

Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Transportation are working together to deliver both Phase 1 and Phase 2 of Highway 407 East which will remain publicly owned and controlled.

 

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