Union Station Revitalization Project Stages 2 and 3
City of Toronto
Project Completion Date
Type of Contract
The USRP (Union Station Revitalization Project) Integrated Stage 2/3 General Contract Scope of Work covers all aspects of the final consolidated phase of construction for the USRP project including demolition abatement of hazardous substances, architectural finishing and heritage restoration, and the extension of mechanical and electrical services from main systems installed in Stage 1 construction phase.
The scope includes the final phases of the “dig down” forming the Bay Retail, Bay Concourse and connection through the Front Street East Moat to the new TTC entrance doors. The “dig down” will be facilitated by heavy structural works to shore, cut and extend concrete columns supporting the Train Viaduct structure and the shoring, cutting and extension of steel columns supporting the 4 levels of the east wing without disruption of transit or commercial operations.
The vertical space created by the “dig down” will facilitate the construction of the north section of new Bay Concourse and the construction of landings and vertical access (combinations of stairs, elevators and escalators) to the Great Hall to the north west, Bay Retail below, Bay West Teamway to the east, Arcade and ACC to the south as well as train platforms above.
The scope also includes reconstruction and finishing in the Front Street East and Bay moat to provide new floor finishes, mechanical and electrical services integrated with and the installation of steel and glass moat covers. A steel and glass moat cover is also planned for the York East Moat along with integration of mechanical and electrical services.
The scope also includes the heritage restoration of the Great Hall interior space, entrance vestibules, and north ticket counter face, stairs to lower level, as well as the Ramp Chamber connection to the VIA Concourse and the VIA Concourse. The north east corner of the VIA concourse will be renovated to accommodate the Union Station City Operations Staff.
Exterior heritage restoration includes the East Wing exterior walls North and East faces from Moat level to parapet and the south face from the train shed roof to the parapet.
Exterior lighting will be installed across the entire front area of the building and the east face of the east wing and West Face of the West Wing.
Finally the entire East Wing ground floor will be renovated to create a public access corridor to the north east corner with retail space on each side of the corridor, to reconstruct the courtyard, add a roof and skylight in the light well The Scotia bank entrance lobby will be reconfigured to accommodate this new public entrance.