The City of Ottawa has completed the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for the extension of Chapman Mills Drive from Longfields Drive to Strandherd Drive and a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor from Greenbank Road to Borrisokane Road. This Study was carried out in accordance with the requirements for a Schedule 'C' project under the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (October 2000, as amended 2007 and 2011) document.
An Environmental Study Report (ESR) has been prepared to document the planning and design process and the recommended plan for the corridor. The ESR is available for public review at the following locations during regular business hours for a period of 30 calendar days, starting on Friday, 18 November, 2016.
Ruth E. Dickinson Library
100 Malvern Drive, Ottawa, ON K2J 2G5
Rideauview Community Centre
4310 Shoreline Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1V 1N4
City Hall Client Service Centre
110 Laurier Ave. W., Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa Public Library, Main Branch
120 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Ottawa District Office
2430 Don Reid Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
University of Ottawa
65 University Private, Ottawa, Ontario
During the public review period, interested persons are encouraged to read the ESR and provide comments. Please direct written comments to:
Jabbar Siddique, P. Eng.
Senior Project Engineer,
Transportation Planning Branch
City of Ottawa
110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1J1
613-580-2424 ext. 13914
If concerns regarding this project cannot be resolved in discussion with the City, a person/party may request that the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change make an order for the project to comply with Part II of the Environmental Assessment Act (referred to as Part II Order). The Part II Order request must be received by the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change during the 30 day review period and a copy of the request should be forwarded to the City of Ottawa. If there are no requests received by Monday, December 19, 2016 the project will be considered to have met the requirements of the Municipal Class EA, and the project may proceed to design and construction as presented in the ESR.
Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Ontario
The Honourable Glen R. Murray, MPP
11th Floor, Ferguson Block
77 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON M7A 2T5
Any comments received will be collected under the Environmental Assessment Act and, with the exception of personal information, will become part of the public record as per the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).
This notice was first published on November 10, 2016.