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B.C. shortlists three construction teams for $2.8B Broadway subway extension project

By David Kennedy   

Construction Infrastructure

A map of the six-stop subway extension. The main construction work is scheduled to start next year

VANCOUVER—Three construction teams remain in the running for the contract to build Vancouver’s six-station Broadway subway extension project.

The B.C. government released its shortlist for the $2.8 billion project June 25, about two months after closing the request for qualifications (RFQ) stage. The Acciona-Ghella Joint Venture, Broadway Connect and West 9th Partners build teams will have until next year to submit their bids for the design, build and finance project.

The major job includes about five kilometres of tunnelling, the construction of six underground stations and the installation of an approximately 700-metre elevated line, among other aspects.

Early construction began this spring. The main work is scheduled to start in 2020, shortly after the province picks a winning bidder.



A breakdown of the consortia advancing to the request for proposals (RFP) stage:

Acciona-Ghella Joint Venture:

Acciona Infrastructure Canada Inc.
Ghella Canada Inc.
IBI Professional Services (Canada) Inc.
DIALOG BC Architecture Engineering Interior Design Planning Inc.
Mott MacDonald Canada Ltd.
Ingenieria Especializada de Obra Civil e Industrial, S.A.
Parsons Inc.
Corporacion Acciona Infraestructuras, S.L.

Broadway Connect:

Dragados Canada, Inc.
Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.
ACS Infrastructure Canada, Inc.
Aecon Concessions, a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc.
Dragados, S.A.
Aecon Group Inc.
Hatch Ltd.
WSP Canada Inc.
Dr. G. Sauer & Partners
VIA Architecture
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, a Division of Wood Canada Ltd.

West 9th Partners:

SNC-Lavalin Capital Inc.
SNC-Lavalin Constructors Pacific, Inc.
SNC-Lavalin Inc.
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
The Province expects to select the preferred proponent by mid-2020.


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