IBI Group to design new P3 Barrie bus facility

IBI Group is part of a P3 team that will design, maintain, finance, and operate a new Bus Maintenance Facility in Barrie, Ontario.

Date

July 29, 2014

IBI Group will be the Prime Design Consultant providing engineering and architectural services for a new 105,000 sq ft bus storage and maintenance facility for the City of Barrie.

Joining MVT Canadian Bus in the P3 project are partners IBI Group and Kenaidan Contracting (known as Project Co).

The repurposing brownfield project will create a modern and highly efficient space, incorporating sustainable principles, for delivery of transit services including operations and maintenance for an initial 20-year period.

The new facility will include indoor bus storage for the city’s growing bus fleet (capacity of 85 vehicles by 2025), vehicle maintenance and servicing areas, maintenance lifts, washing and fuelling stations, fare collection area, and operations and administrative space for Project Co and the City.

The design is ongoing and the facility is scheduled to open in July 2015.

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