January 21, 2015 by STAFF REPORT
The Blackbird Infrastructure Group has been selected as the preferred bidder and final financial details are still to be worked out. Blackbird Infrastructure includes:
The Highway 407 East Phase 2 project will:
Over the next several weeks, Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Transportation will negotiate contract details with Blackbird Infrastructure Group. The cost of the project will be announced in the next few months following financial close procedures. 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. Phase 1 is currently under construction and scheduled to open by late 2015.