March 19, 2020
Grey County is advancing project specific planning to address the condition of the Orchardville Bridge. Please click to download the full notice below.
The County of Grey is advancing project specific planning to address the deteriorated condition of Bridge No.900-272 (i.e. Orchardville Bridge) located immediately east of Highway 6 in Orchardville, where shown on the Study Area Map. The County has identified various deficiencies with the structure, including missing concrete sections and exposed reinforcing steel, in many areas. The project is being planned under Schedule ‘B’ of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA), as outlined in the MCEA Manual prepared by the Municipal Engineers Association (2015). Alternative solutions that were considered for the structure included the following:
- Do Nothing;
- Rehabilitate the Existing Structure;
- Replace the Existing Structure; and
- Remove the Existing Structure.
Based on the Preferred Solution accepted by County Council on March 12, 2020, the County intends to proceed with the removal of the Orchardville Bridge. Documentation of the development and review of the alternatives considered, including a summary of the planning and consultation process, a detailed evaluation and assessment of the alternatives and the rationale for the selection of bridge removal as the Preferred Solution, is provided in the Project File (Version 2: March 19, 2020), which is available on the County of Grey website and at the County Office for viewing purposes.
This Notice initiates the 30 calendar day review period. Interested persons should provide written comment within 30 days from the date of this Notice to the County of Grey and/or GM BluePlan Engineering.
GM BluePlan Engineering Limited
1260-2nd Avenue East, Unit 1
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2J3
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
135 St. Clair Avenue West, 1st Floor
Toronto, ON M4V 1P5
|View Project File (Version 2) + Appendices||Notice of Site Meeting - Dec 5th 2019|
This Notice first issued on March 19th, 2020.