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Date Posted
February 17, 2021

Notice of Study Commencement Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Grey Road 19 between Grey Road 21/ Mountain Road and Grey Road 119/ Gord Canning Drive

The Study

Following a recent Traffic Study, Grey County (County) has identified the need to widen Grey Road 19 between Grey Road 21/ Mountain Road and Grey Road 119/ Gord Canning Drive to meet the needs of increased traffic demand. The County is undertaking a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study to consider options for improvements, with consideration for active transportation.  The site location and approximate extent of the Study Area are shown on the map.

Alternative solutions for improvements include:

  1. Do Nothing
  2. Widen to 4 lanes
  3. Widen to 4 lanes with active transportation

The Process

The Study will follow Schedule C of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Municipal Engineers Association, October 2000, as amended in 2007, 2011, & 2015), which is an approved process under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.  The study will evaluate alternative solutions and design alternatives with consideration of the natural, cultural, technical and financial environment and recommend a preferred solution in consultation with the public, Indigenous communities and agencies. At the conclusion of the Study, the process will be documented in an Environmental Study Report (ESR), prepared for public review.

Input Invited

The public is invited to provide comments for consideration in the planning and design of the project. Information about the project can be found at https://www.grey.ca/programs-initiatives/grey-road-19-and-21-improvements. The County would like to ensure that anyone interested in this study has the opportunity to provide input into the planning and design of the project. As such, a Public Information Centre (PIC) is scheduled for spring 2021, during which the Project Team will present conceptual design information relative to the project and address any questions or concerns. Further Notice will be provided closer to the date of the PIC. Subject to comments received and obtaining the necessary approvals, the County intends to proceed with the planning, design and construction of the project, subject to funding. 

To provide comment, request additional information concerning this Study or to be added to the Project Contact List to receive future notices, please contact either of the following Project Team members:

Trevor Ireton, Project Planning Engineer
Grey County
595 9th Ave East
519-372-0219 ext. 1246
 
Paul Hausler, Project Manager
R. J. Burnside & Associates Limited
3 Ronell Crescent
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4J6
705-797-4289
 
Information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.  Project and notice information will be made accessible upon request in accordance with the Accessibility Standard for Information and Communication under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.
This Notice first issued February 11, 2021
 
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