Financial Close Reached on Ottawa's Confederation Line

EllisDon part of consortium awarded city's first Light Rail Transit system 
contract 
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Rideau Transit Group (RTG), the 
consortium of which EllisDon is a partner of, has reached financial close on 
the agreement with the City of Ottawa to design, build, finance and maintain 
the city's first Light Rail Transit (LRT) system. Construction cost is 
estimated at $1.8 billion and EllisDon is involved in all aspects of the 
project. 
RTG will be responsible for the construction of 12.5 kilometres of guideway, 
13 new stations and a 2.5 kilometre tunnel. In addition to the construction, 
RTG will widen parts of Highway 417, supply the light rail transit vehicles, 
build a maintenance and storage facility, and provide 30 years of 
maintenance. Design and construction starts immediately with revenue service 
expected in spring 2018. 
EllisDon has a long and successful history of projects in the Ottawa area and 
this project solidifies the company's strong presence in the area and its 
growing commitment to the civil and transit sectors. 
"We are proud to partner with the City of Ottawa to deliver a project that 
will bring great benefits to the city and its residents," said Geoff Smith, 
President and CEO of EllisDon. "We recognize that the civil infrastructure 
market is growing and we have structured the company to respond to this 
need. Reaching financial close on this significant project for the nation's 
capital establishes EllisDon as a key player in the transportation market." 
For more information on Ottawa's Confederation Line, visit 
www.ottawalightrail.ca. 
About EllisDon 
EllisDon is an employee-owned company that completes in excess of $3.1 billion 
in new construction annually and delivers construction expertise to clients 
throughout the world. The company offers not only construction and project 
management services but now a growing range of construction services in risk 
management, sustainability and technology. For more information, please 
visit www.ellisdon.com. 
Rishma Mangat EllisDon Corporation Phone: (905) 896-8900 Fax: (905) 896-8911 
89 Queensway Ave West Suite 800 Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2V2 www.ellisdon.com 
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ST: Ontario
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-0- Feb/13/2013 16:49 GMT
 
 
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