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Flatiron, Barnard, WSP tapped for $5.5B Calgary Inexperienced Line

Award: Calgary Inexperienced Line Section 1
Worth: Section 1 undetermined, $5.5 billion dedicated general
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Consumer: Metropolis of Calgary

Bow Transit Connectors, a three way partnership between Barnard Constructors of Canada and Flatiron Constructors Canada, has been tapped to develop Section 1 of the Inexperienced Line mild rail transit undertaking in Calgary, Alberta. Bow WSP Canada is the design accomplice.

The general undertaking is the most important infrastructure funding in Calgary’s historical past, based on the undertaking web site, and has $5.5 billion in commitments from the Authorities of Canada, Authorities of Alberta and the Metropolis of Calgary. Section 1 of the brand new Inexperienced Line will run for 11 miles from Shepard to Eau Claire with 15 stations.

Throughout the 12- to 16-month improvement section, members of Calgary’s Inexperienced Line group and Bow Transit Connectors will collaborate to develop the undertaking design and decide undertaking prices, danger stability and the general development schedule, earlier than executing a separate undertaking settlement to construct the road. The purpose of the event section is to mitigate issues that may come up later within the undertaking, per the undertaking web site. 

The fee for Section 1 is undetermined at the moment, Flatiron spokesperson Mike Swenson mentioned in an e-mail, however can be decided throughout the improvement section.

When full, the ultimate Inexperienced Line may have 29 stations spanning 29 miles and can combine into the remainder of Calgary’s wind-powered CTrain system. The brand new line has been within the works for about 4 many years.

Growth work on Section 1 begins this month and implementation is slated to start in 2024, based on the undertaking web site. Ought to inflated prices and different dangers not materialize throughout the first section, the Inexperienced Line Board will decide on timing and route for Section 2, per the undertaking web site, however a timeline for that call has not been set.



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