Aecom has been awarded a design-build subcontract for a major ring road in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada the total project worth $277M (£189M).
The Circle Drive South project is billed as the largest single construction effort in the city’s history and the province’s first alternative-delivery design-build transportation contract.
Aecom will provide design services for this major ring road, which includes a new south bridge that will cross the South Saskatchewan River, 6.9km of four to six lane divided freeway, four roadway interchanges and four railway grade separations. The consultant will also provide railway, stormwater, environmental site-remediation and sound-attenuation services.
“This work is expected to help reduce traffic congestion in the area by nearly 35%,” said Aecom president and CEO John Dionisio. “We are proud to aid in this effort, which will improve quality of life and the impact of traffic on the local environment.”