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Fri May 28, 2021, 10:22 AM

Toronto: Scarborough subway starts 'major' work in June, tunnelling next year, province says

The Scarborough subway extension will start “major construction” in June after receiving federal money and choosing a company to bore its tunnel, the province says.

The announcement came almost eight years after Toronto City Council dropped a previously planned light-rail line to extend the Bloor-Danforth subway to Sheppard Avenue.

“Next stop: groundbreaking,” Scarborough-Agincourt MPP Aris Babikian said in a video released May 26.

Strabag, the company awarded a $757.1 million-contract by Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx to design and dig the tunnel, won’t start “major tunnel boring” until Spring 2022. .........(more)


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