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Craigleith Area & Highway 26 EA

Project Information

The Town, in partnership with the Ministry of Transportation and County of Grey ("road authorities"), has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to consider potential transportation issues and solutions relating to the development in the area of Highway 26 between Grey Road 19 and Grey Road 21.  Alternative solutions will be developed to consider improvements to the transportation network that meet projected increases in transportation demands (pedestrian, cyclist, vehicle) and address traffic congestion and safety concerns in the area.

Included in this study are possible improvements, enhancements or closures of existing intersections at Highway 26 and Grey Road 21/Long Point Road, Lakeshore Road East/Fraser Crescent, Brophy's Lane, Hope Street, Blue Mountain Drive and Timmons Street.  Redirection of existing local streets to facilitate consolidation of intersections will be considered.  Other considerations include connections to proposed developments, the alignment of the Georgian Trail and pedestrian traffic crossing Highway 26.

Study Area & Background Reports 

Notice of Commencement

Map of Study Area

Public Meetings & Information Centres (PIC)

A PIC has been scheduled for Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 6:00pm and Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00am. 
The PICs will be held at Town Hall in the Council Chambers. Detailed information can be found here: Notice of Public Information Centre. 

Information on display at the PIC are available here:  PIC Boards from June 7 & June 9, 2018 

Your comments are welcomed at any time during the EA process. For this stage of the process, your comments are encouraged by July 9, 2018. Comment sheets received by July 9, 2018 will be incorporated into a PIC summary which will include a summary of your written comments along with project related responses.

Instructions for submission are provided on the comment sheet.  You may also submit your completed Comment Sheet by mail or by fax to the contact below:

Mr. Ron Kerr
Project Manager
R.J. Burnside & Associates Ltd.
3 Ronell Crescent
Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 4J6
Telephone: 705-797-4293
Fax: 705-446-2399


Town of The Blue Mountains
32 Mill Street, P.O. Box 310
Thornbury, Ontario N0H 2P0
Telephone: 519-599-3131 ext. 260
Fax: 519-599-7723