TORONTO – Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) have shortlisted three teams to design, build, and finance nine new detachments for phase two of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Modernization project.
Following a request for qualifications process that began in January 2017, the following companies were shortlisted based on their design and construction experience, as well as the qualified personnel and financial capacity, to deliver a project of this scope and complexity:
Nine new detachments will be built to replace buildings at the end of their useful lifespan. The new detachments will be located in:
As part of an ongoing fair, open and transparent procurement process, the shortlisted companies will be invited to respond to a request for proposals (RFP), which is expected to be issued in summer 2017. IO and MCSCS will then evaluate the RFP submissions, determine a preferred proponent and work toward a final contract to build all nine detachments.
IO and MCSCS are working together to deliver the new facilities, which will remain publicly owned, controlled and accountable.
Ontario is making the largest infrastructure investment in hospitals, schools, public transit, roads and bridges, and water and wastewater infrastructure in the province’s history – more than $190 billion in public infrastructure over 13 years, starting in 2014-15. To learn more about what is happening in your community, go to Ontario.ca/BuildON.
“This investment is the next step in our plan to truly modernize policing services in Ontario. These new detachments deliver vital infrastructure improvements and will enhance the capability of the OPP to serve our communities and keep them safe.”
Marie-France Lalonde, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services
“Ontario’s investments in infrastructure and modernizing policing systems and technology are key for communities big and small to thrive across the province. New detachments not only keep Ontarians safe but are part of the government’s plan to foster growth in our economy and improve the quality of life for all Ontarians.”
Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure
“Infrastructure Ontario is proud to work with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and the OPP to deliver these detachments that will benefit communities across the province.”
Ehren Cory, President and CEO, Infrastructure Ontario
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