Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1692

Muskrat Falls South Side Access Road Extension

Proponent: Nalcor Energy

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to construct a 5.5 kilometre extension to the south side access road to the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric generating facility work site. The proposed access road will intersect the Trans Labrador Highway approximately 2 kilometres south of Blackrock Bridge on the Churchill River. The road will be used for permanent access to the hydroelectric generating facility. Construction of the road is scheduled to commence in mid-April 2013 and will take approximately six weeks to complete.

  • February 19, 2013 - The undertaking was registered.
  • April 3, 2013 - Deadline for public comments.
  • April 5, 2013 - The minister’s decision is due.
  • April 25, 2013 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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