September 7, 2023
Notice of Online Public Information Centre Detail Design and Class Environmental Assessment for Resurfacing, Operational Improvements, Intersection Improvements and Structural Rehabilitations, Highway 7, Pauls Road to Carleton Place, Lanark County
The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) retained the services of McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers Ltd. (McIntosh Perry) to carry out the Detail Design and Class Environmental Assessment for resurfacing, operational improvements, intersection improvements and structural rehabilitations (lnnisville Bridge [Site No. 15X-0062/B0] and Unnamed Tributary to McCreary's Creek Culvert [Site No. 15X-0175/C0]) on Highway 7, from 0.9 km west of Pauls Road to Carleton Place, Lanark County. A key map showing the location of the study area is attached.
The Detail Design is following the approved planning process for a Group 'B' project under the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for Provincial Transportation Facilities (2000). Upon completion of the Study, a Transportation Environmental Study Report (TESR) will be prepared.
The purpose of this letter is to invite interested stakeholders to participate in an Online Public Information Centre (PIC). The PIC is being held to present the study process, outline the existing conditions, the recommended plan and receive input on the proposed improvements within the study area. The Online PIC will be available for a 30- day comment period from September 7, 2023 to October 6, 2023.
To view the PIC material and provide comments, please visit the project website at www.highway7paulsroadtocarletonplace.com. The PIC material may also be made available in hard copy format, upon request.
If you have any questions or would like your name added to the project mailing list, please contact one the Project Team members or submit a comment through the project website.
Mr. Jason Sharp, P.Eng.
McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers Ltd.
1-1329 Gardiners Road
Kingston, ON K7P 0L8
Toll Free: 1-888-348-8991
Mr. Rumen Aigbogun, P.Eng.
Ministry of Transportation - Project Delivery East
1355 John Counter Boulevard
Kingston, ON K7L 5A3
Toll Free: 1-800-267-0295
We would encourage you to visit the project website at any time during the study for updates on this project. Comments are being collected to assist MTO in meeting the requirements of the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.
All information/comments will be maintained on file for use during the study and may be included in project documentation. Information collected will be used in accordance with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, and other protected information, all comments will become part of the public record.
If you have accessibility requirements in order to participate in this project, please contact one of the project team members listed above.
Thank you for your anticipated participation.
McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers,
Jason Sharp Project Manager
Encl. Study Area Key Map
cc. Rumen Aigbogun, MTO Project Manager Amanda Dickson , MTO Environmental Planner Jennifer Cavanagh, McIntosh Perry Environmental Planner