CITY OF TORONTO 2021 CONSTRUCTION SEASON TO TOP $1B
Mar 29, 2021
By Bob Komsic
More than $1-billion in work is planned for Toronto roads, bridges, expressways, TTC tracks, sewers and watermains this year.
In announcing the kick-off of the construction season, Mayor John Tory says approximately $446-million will be spent on rehabilitating and improving infrastructure including $140 million on bridges, culverts and other infrastructure, $64-million on sidewalks and cycling infrastructure, Vision Zero infrastructure and the Road Safety Plan, $88-million on expressways including the Gardiner, $82-million on major roads and $72-million on local streets.
In addition, about $616-million will be invested in water infrastructure such as watermains, sewers and basement flooding protection.
The annual weekend maintenance closure of the Gardiner is expected to take place at the end of June, and for the Don Valley Parkway in early August.