DAILY NEWS Oct 26, 2012 9:55 AM - 0 comments

Contract awarded for Toronto 2015 Games Stadia, Velodrome and Tracks project

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TORONTO 2012-10-26

Infrastructure Ontario, on behalf of TO2015, the Government of Canada, Province of Ontario, City of Hamilton, City of Toronto, Town of Milton and York University, announced that Ontario Sports Solutions has signed a contract to design, build and finance venues for the Toronto 2015 Games: the City of Hamilton's soccer stadium; the Town of Milton's velodrome, the host venue of the track cycling competition; York University's stadium, the host venue for athletics competitions; and the City of Toronto's tracks at the Toronto Track and Field Centre, Birchmount Park Stadium and Centennial Park Stadium, which will be used as warm-up and training facilities during the Games.

Ontario Sports Solutions signed a contract to design, build and finance the project for $206 million. The total project budget will include the final design, build and finance contract as well as transaction fees and other ancillary costs that are being finalized.

The Ontario Sports Solutions team includes:

  • Developer: Bouygues Building Canada Inc. / Kenaidan Contracting Ltd.
  • Design: Cannon Design / Faulkner Browns Architects / Arup Associates
  • Construction: Bouygues Building Canada Inc. / Kenaidan Contracting Ltd.

Construction of Hamilton's soccer stadium and York University's athletics stadium will begin late 2012. Construction of Milton's velodrome will start in early 2013 and the Toronto tracks development will begin in summer 2014. During the peak of construction at these venues, it is estimated that more than 700 workers will employed.

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