Bridge 43 on 7th line near the sideroad 10 intersection is scheduled for rehabilitation in 2020. Find information here about this upcoming project.

 Project Description

Planmac Engineering Inc. (Planmac) has been retained by the Municipality of Meaford to undertake a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) and Detailed Design for the replacement of Structure #43 on the 7th Line, Municipality of Meaford. 

The Design Study has followed the planning and design process for Schedule ‘A+’ projects as described in the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Document (October 2000 as amended in 2007, 2011 & 2015), published by the Municipal Engineer’s Association.  Schedule ‘A’+ projects are pre-approved under the EA Act and may proceed to construction, however, the public shall be notified prior to implementation. To that end, a Public Information Centre (PIC) will be held during this study to provide the public with the opportunity to discuss the project and provide input to the Project Team.  


Project Timeline

Start date: July 13, 2020

End date: November, 2020

Traffic Impact

The Bridge will be closed to all traffic during the construction period including pedestrians and cyclists. Detour routes will be posted to assist residents and visitors navigating the area.

Noise and Dust

Residents and property owners should expect some noise during construction times.

Residents and property owners should expect dusty conditions during some construction activities however efforts will be made to reduce dust as much as possible.


The total budget for this rehabilitation project is estimated at $1,339,500. The proposed funding for the project is as follows:

  • 2020 Tax Levy: $223,295
  • Provincial Grants: $446,455
  • Federal Grants: $669,750

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