Public Notice
Route 389 Improvement Project between Fire Lake and Fermont — Upcoming Release of the Comprehensive Study Report

July 3, 2018 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) will release the Comprehensive Study Report for the Route 389 Improvement Project between Fire Lake and Fermont, located in Quebec, no later than September 4, 2018.

The Report will include the Agency's conclusions and recommendations regarding the implementation of mitigation measures and whether the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

The Agency will invite public and Indigenous groups to submit comments on the Report within 30 days of the Report being made available. All comments received will be considered public.

The Comprehensive Study Report will be available on the Agency's website at canada.ca/ceaa (Registry reference number 66250). Once released, printed copies of the Report will be available at the location below. Additional viewing locations will be identified at a later date.

Route 389 Improvement Project between Fire Lake and Fermont
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
901-1550, d'Estimauville Avenue
Quebec, Quebec G1J 0C1
Telephone: 418-649-6444
Route389Road@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

Map depicting the location of the project, as described in the current document.

Following the public comment period, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change will consider the Comprehensive Study Report, along with comments received from the public and Indigenous groups and decide whether the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

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The Proposed Project

The proposed project consists of improving Route 389 between Fire Lake and Fermont (kilometre 478 to 564) in order to increase the flow and safety of the road and, in addition, improve the link with Newfoundland and Labrador as well as facilitate access to natural resources. The work includes building 55.8 kilometres of new right-of-way road and improving existing road, for a total length of 69.5 kilometres.

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