The Province of British Colombia in Canada has awarded a contract, worth C$1.728 bn ($1.31 bn) to a joint venture (JV) of Spanish firm Acciona and Italian company Ghella to deliver the C$2.83 bn ($2.08 m) Broadway Subway Project.
Under the contract, the joint venture, named Broadway Subway Project Corporation, will design, construct and partially finance 6 km of tunnelling, six underground stations and install 700 m of the elevated structure.
Construction on the project is scheduled to commence in fall 2020, with commissioning planned in 2025.
The Broadway Subway Project, which is said to be a key link in Metro Vancouver’s transportation system, is a 5.7 km extension of the Millennium Line. It runs from VCC-Clark Station to Broadway and Arbutus.