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

Public Information Centre

January 23, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Riverside Community Centre, 157707 7th Line, Meaford

This PIC will be an informal drop in format, during which time the design concepts will be available. Representatives of the Project Team will be on hand to answer individual questions in a one-on-one format, pertaining to the Project and the bridge design. 

 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.  



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

Provide Feedback

Comments to the project team will be included in the Environmental Assessment study.  Public input and comments on the project would be appreciated by February 23, 2020 and can be sent to either of the contacts listed below.

Public consultation is vital and key to the success of this study and the Municipality wants to ensure that anyone interested in this study can get involved and provide input.  Therefore, you are encouraged to either attend the PIC or review the materials that will be available on-line here on or after January 23, 2020.

Comments and information regarding this project are being collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of meeting environmental assessment requirements. With the exception of personal information, all comments received will become a part of the public record.

Mr. Joel Saunders
Capital Projects Coordinator (Linear Projects)
Municipality of Meaford
21 Trowbridge Street West
Meaford, ON N4L 1A1
(519) 538-1060 ext. 1319

Mr. Mike Neumann, P.Eng.
Project Manager
Planmac Engineering Inc.
92 Caplan Avenue, Suite 115
Barrie, ON L4N 9J2
(705) 719 7981 /C: (705) 443-1721 

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