Welcome to the Public Information Centre (PIC) #1 (Virtual)

Preliminary Design Refinement Alternatives and Project Overview Group ‘A’ project under the MTO Class EA for Provincial Transportation Facilities

PIC #1 Review Period and How to Participate

Webinar

May 18, 2021 from 7pm - 10pm EST. Register in advance.

  • Presentation begins at 7p.m. followed by Q&A (interested participants are encouraged to join the webinar at 7p.m. - the webinar will be recorded)
  • Following the PIC comment period, the Project Team will respond to comments and provide initial feedback on the results of the PIC at the Webinar
  • Additional comments will be accepted during the Webinar

Participate: Please register and attend the Webinar

Accessibility: If you require assistance regarding the accessibility of these materials, please let us know by contacting Project Team by Phone or Email. We would be happy to assist you.

Official Comment Period

April 22, 2021 to May 6, 2021 (Complete). Thank you for your participation. The PIC #1 materials will remain on the Project Website following the Official Comment Period.

PIC #1 Content is Available on the Study Website

The following information is available on the Study Website for this PIC:

  • Roll Plan illustrating the Proposed Highway
  • Information on attending the Webinar (recorded video will be available)
    • PIC #1 Project Overview Video

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PIC #1- PRESENTATION MATERIALS

Click through the content below to read the PIC #1 materials. We recommend starting at the beginning.

1. Project Overview

General overview of the project, including location and key objectives of the study.

2. Study Process

Which processes this study is following and timelines.

3. Refinements and Alternatives Evaluation Process

Transportation Problems and Opportunities identified, evaluation criteria and approaches, design refinements.

4. Overall Considerations for Bradford Bypass Project

History and initial design updates, engineering considerations and traffic needs and justifications.

5. Considerations for the Bradford Bypass Project

Traffic, interchange selection, adjacent projects and applicable environmental legislations and approvals.

6. Overall Environmental Considerations Bradford Bypass

Environmental considerations, environmental protection and mitigation measures, and environmental project works.

7. Environmental Protection and Mitigation Measures

Environmental considerations, environmental protection and mitigation measures, and environmental project works.

7b. Environmental Protection and Mitigation Measures – Examples from other MTO Projects

Environmental considerations, environmental protection and mitigation measures, and environmental project works.

8. General Design Refinements

Crossing structures and highway alignment refinement alternatives.

11. 2002 Approved EA Highway 400 interchange

2002 EA Approved Design Standard Update for highway interchanges and new base case.

12. Highway 400 Refinement Alternatives

Alternatives and key considerations.

13. 2002 Approved EA Highway 404 Interchange

2002 EA Approved Design Standard Update for highway interchanges and new base case.

14. Highway 404 Refinement Alternatives

Alternatives and key considerations.

15. County Road 4 Interchange

Parclo A4 (2002 Approved EA Alignment) and key considerations.

16. Bathurst Street Interchange

Base case, alternatives and key considerations.

17. Leslie Street Interchange

Base case, alternatives and key considerations.

18. Thank You & Next Steps

The Project Team thanks you for your participation during this PIC.

1. Project Overview

General overview of the project, including location and key objectives of the study.

2. Study Process

Which processes this study is following and timelines.

3. Refinements and Alternatives Evaluation Process

Transportation Problems and Opportunities identified, evaluation criteria and approaches, design refinements.

4. Overall Considerations for Bradford Bypass Project

History and initial design updates, engineering considerations and traffic needs and justifications.

5. Considerations for the Bradford Bypass Project

Traffic, interchange selection, adjacent projects and applicable environmental legislations and approvals.

6. Overall Environmental Considerations Bradford Bypass

Environmental considerations, environmental protection and mitigation measures, and environmental project works.

7. Environmental Protection and Mitigation Measures

Environmental considerations, environmental protection and mitigation measures, and environmental project works.

7b. Environmental Protection and Mitigation Measures – Examples from other MTO Projects

Environmental considerations, environmental protection and mitigation measures, and environmental project works.

8. General Design Refinements

Crossing structures and highway alignment refinement alternatives.

11. 2002 Approved EA Highway 400 interchange

2002 EA Approved Design Standard Update for highway interchanges and new base case.

12. Highway 400 Refinement Alternatives

Alternatives and key considerations.

13. 2002 Approved EA Highway 404 Interchange

2002 EA Approved Design Standard Update for highway interchanges and new base case.

14. Highway 404 Refinement Alternatives

Alternatives and key considerations.

15. County Road 4 Interchange

Parclo A4 (2002 Approved EA Alignment) and key considerations.

16. Bathurst Street Interchange

Base case, alternatives and key considerations.

17. Leslie Street Interchange

Base case, alternatives and key considerations.

18. Thank You & Next Steps

The Project Team thanks you for your participation during this PIC.

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