Aecon JV awarded $177 million contract for Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project

Aecon JV awarded $177 million contract for Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail 
Transit project 
TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) announced today 
that a 50/50 joint venture between Aecon and ACS Dragados Canada Inc., has 
been awarded a tunneling contract by Metrolinx for the construction of a 
section of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. 
The $177 million project encompasses the construction of two parallel 6.5 
meter diameter tunnels west along Eglinton Avenue from a launch shaft located 
east of Brentcliffe Road to an extraction shaft located east of Yonge Street, 
a distance of 3.25 kilometres. The contract also includes the construction of 
two emergency exit buildings. 
"The Eglinton Crosstown LRT is a landmark transit line that will serve 
millions of transit users across the City of Toronto," said Teri McKibbon, 
Aecon's President and Chief Operating Officer. "Aecon has extensive experience 
developing mass transit systems, and we are pleased to be awarded this 
significant LRT contract." 
Aecon is the lead of the joint venture and John M. Beck, Chairman and Chief 
Executive Officer, attended the ceremonial groundbreaking today along with 
Glen Murray, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Bruce McCuaig, 
President and CEO of Metrolinx. 
The project is scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2016. 
Aecon is currently working on two other important transit lines in Toronto - 
The Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension, and the UP Express elevated spur 
line connecting the Georgetown GO Transit line to the Toronto Pearson 
International Airport. 
Aecon Group Inc. is a Canadian leader in construction and infrastructure 
development providing integrated turnkey services to private and public sector 
clients. Aecon is pleased to be consistently recognized as one of the Best 
Employers in Canada. 
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SOURCE  Aecon Group Inc. 
Vince Borg Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs Aecon Group Inc. 
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