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Background informationProject Created: July 15, 2009

Project Name: West LRT Line Calgary
Year in Operation:
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Transit
Status: Design / Construction
Type: New Facility
Description: 4.89 mile Light Rail Transit (LRT) extension from downtown Calgary west primarily along 17 Avenue SW. Service to 115,000 people expected by 2015. Calgary's first new LRT line in 20 years.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Build
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: Elevated, at grade, and underground in part; dedicated, track light rail system.

Project Locations

Address:
City: Calgary
State: Alberta
Country: Canada

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land: The land is owned by the City of Calgary.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The line is financed with public money, allocated from the province's capital plan for infrastructure. In May 2009, although changes in the capital budget resulted in decreased funds for the project, the project will continue.

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

Project Component
Qualifications
Based Selection
Request for
Qualifications
Request for
Proposals
Invitation
for Bids
Unsolicited
Proposals

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Years
Quarters
Initial Design and Construction
6
0
Forms
Description
 
 

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: September 17, 2008
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
Design
$25-100 Million US
(none)
Construction
$250 Million - 1 Billion US
(none)
Total
$500 Million - 2 Billion US
(none)

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