Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1255

Terra Nova River Fishway Access Road

Proponent: Fisheries & Oceans Canada (DFO)

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:The proponent plans to construct a 4.5 kilometre access road to a fishway located on the upper portion of Terra Nova River , in central Newfoundland . The proposed road is to extend from an existing 800 metre long access road that intersects Route 301 approximately 1.5 kilometres east of the Town of Terra Nova . The existing road is also planned to be upgraded. The road is proposed to facilitate future reconstruction of the fishway and to provide DFO employees access for seasonal monitoring and maintenance programs, which are currently accessed as a remote site. Construction is planned to start in early July and be completed by early September, 2006.
  • May 2, 2006 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 6, 2006 - Public comments are due.
  • June 16, 2006 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • August 21, 2006 - the Minister announced the proponent has withdrawn the undertaking from environmental assessment review.

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