WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms, announced today that it has won a $5.1 million contract with the Toronto Transit Commission, for the Yonge Subway Extension project in Markham, Ontario.

WSP will provide design services for two of the extension’s five new stations: Clark Station (including a bus loop) and Langstaff Station with a commuter parking lot and passenger pick-up/drop-off facility.

The scope of WSP’s multidisciplinary design services includes: civil, structural, geotechnical, mechanical, electrical, communications, fire/life safety, project management and property.

Architectural services will be provided by Weston Williamson + Partners (WW+P), an award-winning architectural and urban design practice with studios in London, Sydney and Melbourne, and Architecture49, as part of the WSP-led project team.

The Clark and Langstaff Stations are critical parts of the Yonge Subway Extension project’s vision to create higher-order transit services and improved regional connectivity. WSP and its project partners are excited to help deliver this important transit infrastructure project.
Terry Tommason National Business Line Executive, Buildings

 

The Yonge Subway Extension project will extend the TTC’s Line 1 from Finch Station, its current terminus, 7.4 kilometres north to Richmond Hill, in York Region, one of Canada’s fastest-growing municipalities. Up to 165,000 daily riders are expected to use the extension by 2031, according to York Region.

 

About WSP

As one of the world’s leading professional services firms, WSP provides technical expertise and strategic advice to clients in the Transportation & Infrastructure, Property & Buildings, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Energy sectors. We also offer highly specialized project and program delivery and advisory services. Our experts include engineers, advisors, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. With approximately 43,000 talented people in 550 offices across 40 countries, we are uniquely positioned to deliver successful and sustainable projects, wherever our clients need us.

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