On December 16, 2020, EllisDon Capital Inc. and Coco Paving Inc., members of the EDCO consortium, reached financial close on their successful bid on the $314 million QEW Credit River Bridge Project in Ontario. The project is being procured by Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Transportation and involves the construction of a new twin bridge north of the existing Credit River Bridge on the QEW, rehabilitation of the existing bridge and widening and improving the QEW, as well as other works. The QEW and Credit River Improvement project extends 2.6 km west of Hurontario Street to west of Mississauga Road in the City of Mississauga.
EllisDon is an employee owned $5 billion-a-year construction services company that has grown exponentially beyond its modest origins when it was founded in 1951 in London. EllisDon has positioned itself as a ‘Cradle To Grave’ Services Provider with guaranteed performance outcomes through its Capital Services, Facilities Management, and Sustainable Buildings Divisions.
Coco Paving Inc. is part of Coco Group, a heavy civil infrastructure and development company with operations in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. The project and construction management company specializes in a wide range of heavy civil construction services and material products.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised EllisDon Capital Inc. and Coco Paving Inc. with a team consisting of Chris Bennett (Financial Services) and Tobor Emakpor (Commercial), Roger Gillott (Litigation), Tom Budziakowski and Elizabeth Mpermperacis (Financial Services).