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Background informationProject Created: July 13, 2009

Project Name: Niagara Tunnel Project
Year in Operation:
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Tunnel, Energy Generation
Status: Design / Construction
Type: New Facility
Description: Design and construction of a third (4795.3 meter) tunnel under the City of Niagara Falls to transport 500 cubic mtrs/sec more water from a location up-river from the Falls to the power stations at Queenston to increase generation output by 14%.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Build
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: Additional generation of 1.6 terawatt hours of electricy for at least the next 90 years. 14.4 meter diameter Tunnel Boring Machine, the largest in the world.

Project Locations

Address:
City: Niagara Falls
State: Ontario
Country: Canada

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land: The land is owned by the Province of Ontario.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The tunnel is financed by the provincial government of Ontario and Ontario Power Generation, which is owned by the Province of Ontario.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for both initial design and construction with a single entity. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? Yes

Procurement Approach

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Qualifications
Based Selection
Request for
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Request for
Proposals
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for Bids
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Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

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Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: August 18, 2005
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
Total
$500 Million - 2 Billion US
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