Highway 101 Twinning Phase II Aboiteau and Bridges Project

The Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is proposing to twin and upgrade approximately 9.5 kilometres of an existing two-lane section of Highway 101. The upgrades also include constructing bridges over the Avon River and a new tidal gate structure (aboiteau) to control tidal flow. The proposed project is located in Hants County between Three Mile Plains and Falmouth, Nova Scotia.


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Latest update

July 22, 2021 — On June 24, 2021, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change received a request to designate the Highway 101 Twinning Phase II Aboiteau and Bridges Project, proposed by the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal. The Minister received a second request from Chief Gerald Toney of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs on July 14, 2021. The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is conducting an analysis and will make a recommendation to the Minister on whether to designate the projects under the Impact Assessment Act.

Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Second request for designation of project PDF (273 KB) July 14, 2021
1 Request for designation of project PDF (23 KB) June 24, 2021

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Contacts

Highway 101 Twinning Phase II Aboiteau and Bridges Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
160 Elgin Street, 22nd Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Telephone: 1-866-582-1884
Fax: 613-957-0862
Email: highway101-route101@iaac-aeic.gc.ca


  • Location

    • Three Mile Plains to Falmouth, Hants County (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Highways and Roads
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2021-07-22
  • Proponent

    Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Request for designation
  • Reference Number

    82800

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..within 200 kilometres
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