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CARRICK-VICKERS MULTI-USE BRIDGE


Golf Links Multi-Use Bridge – 2015  

Project Description

TBT Engineering Limited (TBTE) has been retained by The City of Thunder Bay (COTB) to provide design and contract administration services for a new multi-use bridge over the McIntyre Floodway that would connect Vickers Street to Carrick Street. The new bridge will be consistent with the COTB Active Transportation Plan and establish a north-south cycling corridor in order to foster a safe, comfortable, and convenient path for cycle-commuting and other forms of non-vehicular travel.

Purpose of the Study

An active transportation corridor that utilizes Carrick Street and Vickers Street as a main thoroughfare was chosen by the COTB as a practical, low-stress, and direct route to link the City’s two cores. A new bridge crossing the McIntyre Floodway was identified as a key component of this route.

The establishment of this active transportation corridor has been identified as a priority action in developing the commuter and recreational network in Thunder Bay.

Environmental Assessment (EA) Process

This project will follow the Schedule B Process for the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) (October 2000, as amended 2007, 2011, & 2015). Schedule B undertakings have the potential for adverse environmental effects; these effects are well understood from a technical perspective and are minor in nature. Schedule B projects are required to go through a screening process, including consultation with those who may be affected.


Project File

This website will host the project file documents pertaining to the Schedule B MCEA and will be updated regularly.

Notice of Study Commencement.pdf


For further information on this project, or on the planning process being followed contact the following individuals:

TBT Engineering Limited

Ms. Dani Rhodes, B. Eng, C.E.T.

Structural Designer & Project Coordinator

1918 Yonge Street, Thunder bay, ON, P7E 6T9

Tel: (807) 624-5160

E-mail: drhodes@tbte.ca

City of Thunder Bay

Adam Krupper

Mobility Coordinator, Engineering Division

111 S. Syndicate Avenue, Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 1C5

Tel: (807) 625-2163

E-mail: Akrupper@Thunderbay.ca

 

 

 

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