The North project design-build contract was awarded to EllisDon for $463M on March 5, 2019. Both the North and South projects are being constructed in a design-build contract structure, which means design and construction services are contracted together to a single entity.
Construction has been ongoing since the spring of 2019 and includes:
- Constructing three km of six- and eight-lane divided freeway
- Reconstructing five km of Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway) and one km of Valley Ridge Boulevard N.W.
- Two interchanges
- Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway)
- Valley Ridge Boulevard N.W.
- 1 Avenue S.W. connection