CITY OF NORTH BAY
LAKESHORE DRIVE AND PINEWOOD PARK DRIVE IMPROVEMENTS
SCHEDULE C, CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
NOTICE OF STUDY COMMENCEMENT
The Corporation of the City of North Bay is proposing to improve Lakeshore Drive and Pinewood Park Drive from Ferris Drive to the City’s southern urban boundary limits, approximately 1.04 km south of Decaire Road, being a total distance of approximately 3.7 km. The improvements are to widen the road to increase capacity; improve all intersections within the study limits; investigate the implementation of roundabouts at major intersection; improve existing driveways; correct storm drainage problems and replace aged culverts; and improve illumination and eliminate safety concerns. The study will also address implementation of active transportation along the route, guided by the City’s Active Transportation Plan.
The City is proceeding with a Schedule C Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to consider the impacts associated with the proposed upgrades. The Class EA process will address the following:
The purpose of this notice is to invite public/agency input and comment early in the study such that they can be incorporated into the planning and overall study design. Comments should be directed to the Consultant as noted below. A further opportunity for public input and comment will be provided at an upcoming Public Information Centre (PIC) during which time the various alternative solutions and assessment of each will be presented. Please watch the City of North Bay website for further details of the Public Information Centre, including format due to COVID.
The Corporation of the City of North Bay
200 McIntyre Street East
North Bay, ON P1B 8V6
Reid Porter, P.Eng.
705-474-0400 ext 2304
Tatham Engineering Limited
8 Barron Drive
Bracebridge, ON P1L 0A1
Phil Watts, P.Eng.
705-645-7756 ext 2063
Information will be collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will be become part of the public record.
This Notice issued November 19, 2020.