The team will design, build and partially finance the project, which involves a 5.7km extension of the Millennium Line, from VCC-Clark Station to Broadway and Arbutus. It will provide a SkyTrain service to British Columbia’s second-largest jobs centre, growing residential communities, health services and an emerging innovation and research hub.
The project budget is CA$2.83bn (£1.66bn), funded and delivered by the government of British Columbia, with contributions from the government of Canada and the city of Vancouver.
Acciona-Ghella Joint Venture will now enter into final contract negotiations with the Province of British Columbia.
The full team comprises:
- Proponent and design-build contractor: Acciona Infrastructure Canada/Ghella Canada
- Design: IBI Group Professional Services (Canada)/Dialog BC Architecture Engineering Interior Design Planning/Mott MacDonald Canada/Ingenieria Especializada Obra Civil e Industrial
- Systems integration contractor: Acciona Infrastructure Canada/Ghella Canada/Parsons
- Tunnel contractor: Acciona Infrastructure Canada/Ghella Canada.
Transportation Investment Corporation (TI Corp) is leading the delivery of the Broadway Subway Project on behalf of British Columbia’s Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure.
Construction is scheduled to start this year, with the line expected to go into service in 2025.