Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1757

Noel’s Pond Bypass Road Route 460

Proponent: Department of Transportation and Works

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The Department of Transportation and Works proposes the construction of a bypass road at Route 460 (Hansen Highway) near Noel’s Pond, Stephenville for an approximate distance of six kilometres. The purpose of this construction is to bypass a section of Route 460 near Noel’s Pond that is subject to frequent flooding resulting in temporary highway closures. Construction will be carried out over a two year period starting in 2014.

  • May 12, 2014 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 20, 2014 - Deadline for public comments.
  • June 26, 2014 - The Minister’s decision is due.
  • July 11, 2014 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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