City of Edmonton
The City of Edmonton is all set to begin construction on the Valley Line West LRT next year! In late October, the City announced that Marigold Infrastructure Partners will design, build, and partially finance the Valley Line West LRT.
Procurement for the project began in January and we released our shortlist of three teams in March. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we quickly shifted to a virtual procurement process. We spent many months helping the shortlisted teams prepare their technical and financial submissions for the project, which were carefully evaluated by a project team committee. We selected Marigold Infrastructure Partners because they submitted the lowest financial bid and passed all of the technical requirements for the project.
We’ll work with Marigold Infrastructure Partners to finalize the contract for the project by the end of the year. Construction is anticipated to begin sometime in 2021. We’ll have more details to share on construction timelines and impacts once schedules are finalized.
Did you know? The project will bring a much-needed boost to our economy and an influx of jobs to our city and region. It’s estimated that the project will generate 8,800 jobs in Alberta and 2,700 jobs in Canada, and a total of $760 million in wages.
Looking for More?
To learn more about the Valley Line West LRT project visit edmonton.ca/valleylinewest. The City is always available to help with any questions or concerns that you may have about the project. Contact the LRT projects information centre by email (LRTprojects@edmonton.ca) or by leaving a voicemail at 780-496-4874.