Breakwater Construction, Barr'd Harbour, NL

DFO, Small Craft Harbour is proposing to construct a breakwater in Barr'd Harbour. The proposed project will involve the construction of a rubble mound breakwater, which will provide protection to the north face of an existing wharf. The breakwater will be constructed on a shoal which in mostly above LNT. No dredging is required. The breakwater will be 130m long by 20m wide (varies), with a footprint of  2290 m2, which is entirely below the high water mark. There is also an area between the breakwater and wharf which will be graded and built up to 1.0m above LNT.


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Fisheries and Oceans Canada- Small Craft Harbours (DFO-SCH) intends to make a determination regarding whether carrying out the proposed project, located at the Barr’d Harbour Small Craft Harbour is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, DFO-SCH is inviting public comments in respect to that determination for 30 days following the posting of this notice.

 

Written comments must be submitted by March 17, 2022 to:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Paul Curran, Regional Engineer
10 Barters Hill
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5X1
Telephone: 709-772-6660
Email: paul.curran@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
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Contacts

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Paul Curran, Regional Engineer
10 Barters Hill
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5X1
Telephone: 709-772-6660
Email: paul.curran@dfo-mpo.gc.ca


  • Location

    • Barr'd Harbour, Newfoundland (Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2022-02-18
  • Proponent

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada- Small Craft Harbours (DFO-SCH)
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    • Transport Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    83382

Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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