STRABAG to Expand Scarborough Subway in Canada
The Canadian subsidiary of construction group STRABAG has been awarded the contract for the Advance Tunnel Project for the Scarborough Subway Extension
The Canadian subsidiary of construction group STRABAG has been awarded the contract for the Advance Tunnel Project for the Scarborough Subway Extension (Line 2) in Toronto. The approx. EUR 500 million (contract is being executed under a Design Build Finance model which will start in May and is expected to be completed by autumn 2024. STRABAG was awarded the contract by Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx through a public procurement process. Evaluation criteria included design and construction methodology, approach to project management and the collaborative behaviours of key individuals of the team.
The 7.8 km extension, which will run underground for its entire length, will connect the existing terminus at Kennedy Station with Sheppard Avenue/McCowan Road. The contract includes one launch shaft, one extraction shaft, five headwalls for future stations and 14 headwalls for future emergency evacuation buildings. The tunnelling works will be performed using a TBM with a diameter of 11.87 m.