B.C.: CONSORTIUM LED BY SNC-LAVALIN GETS C$889M EVERGREEN PACT

     (The following press release from the Province of British Columbia, 
Canada, was received by e-mail and was reformatted. The sender verified the 
statement.) 
INFORMATION BULLETIN
2013TRAN0006-000132
Jan. 29, 2013  
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure  
Evergreen Line major contract awarded, creating jobs, transit choices  
COQUITLAM - EGRT Construction, a consortium led by SNC-Lavalin, has 
been awarded an $889-million contract to design, build and finance 
the Evergreen Line.  
The Evergreen Line will be the newest rapid transit project in Metro 
Vancouver, creating 8,000 jobs during construction, as well as 
providing transportation options to families and communities, by 
linking communities and major centres when it opens in summer 2016.  
Major construction is scheduled to begin in February. More 
information about the location of construction activity will be 
available in the coming weeks.  
EGRT Construction will build the elevated and at-grade guideways, a 
two-kilometre tunnel, seven stations, power substations, train 
operating systems and parking facilities, as well as a vehicle-storage and light maintenance facility.  
For the duration of construction, a community relations team will 
continue to work with residents, businesses, motorists and 
communities to provide current information about traffic and project 
information in different languages. This community outreach team has 
been recognized by businesses and the communities for responding 
quickly and providing valuable information.  
Traffic management is a key piece of the Evergreen Line project. 
Residents, motorists and businesses are notified well in advance of 
delays or changes to traffic patterns. A toll-free traffic 
information line and weekly email bulletins about traffic are 
available to the public.  
EGRT Construction includes SNC-Lavalin Inc., Graham Building 
Services, International Bridge Technologies Inc., Jacobs Associates 
Canada Corporation, Rizzani de Eccher Inc., S.E.L.I. Canada Inc., 
SNC-Lavalin Constructors (Pacific) Inc., SNC-Lavalin Constructors 
(Western) Inc., and MMM Group Ltd.  
The final agreement, the project report and the fairness reviewer 
report will be made public this spring.  
Learn More:  
* The Evergreen Line: www.evergreenline.gov.bc.ca
* Canada Starts Here: The BC Jobs Plan: www.bcjobsplan.ca
* 24/7 traffic information line - 604 927-2080
* Weekly traffic alerts by email - to sign up contact: 
info@evergreenline.gov.bc.ca
* Social media: www.facebook.com/evergreenline or Twitter @TranBC 
Contact:  
Kate Trotter
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure 
Government Communications and Public Engagement
250 356-8241  
Connect with the Province of B.C. at: www.gov.bc.ca/connect 
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