Aecon wins $156M highway-widening contract in the GTA
September 10, 2014 by STAFF REPORT
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has chosen Aecon for a $156-million contract to widen Highway 410 in the Greater Toronto Area’s Peel Region.
The project includes grading, drainage, paving, electrical work, construction of new ramps, as well as widening and repairing bridge structures. It also includes updating the advanced traffic management system along Highway 410 from south of Highway 401 to Queen Street in Brampton, Ont.
The project will begin in the third quarter of 2014 and finish in the fourth quarter of 2018.
“Highway 410 is a major traffic artery for motorists in the Greater Toronto Area,” said Teri McKibbon, Aecon’s president and CEO. “Aecon has a long history of developing highway projects across Ontario and we are pleased to be selected by the MTO to complete road work and additional upgrades along this key transportation corridor.”