Environmental Assessment - Montrose Rd. and Lyons Creek Rd. / Biggar Rd.
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About the Project

Niagara Region is undertaking a Schedule C Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, including a detailed transportation assessment, and detailed design and contract document preparation for Regional Road 98 (Montrose Rd.) and Regional Road 47 (Lyons Creek Rd.) / Biggar Rd. in Niagara Falls.

The project is in the environmental assessment and preliminary design phase. Our consultant for this phase is Parsons Inc. Following this phase, the preliminary design will be refined and finalized for construction.

Purpose of the Study

The purpose of this study is to examine rehabilitation and improvement needs for suitable transportation and municipal infrastructure. This will service the planned South Niagara Hospital site, and address the need for these roads as identified by the Region’s Transportation Master Plan. The study will consider:

  • Geometric and intersection improvements
  • Additional lanes
  • Access management
  • Active transportation

Project Timeline

June 2020 - Completed
Notice of study commencement

June 24, 2020- completed
Public Information Centre #1
Present phase 1 of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, including background information on the project and the problem / opportunity statement. Connect with interested stakeholders and receive input on the study.

Fall 2020
Public Information Centre #2
Present alternative solutions and technical study findings

Fall / Winter 2020
Public Information Centre #3
Present alternative design concepts, the preferred alternative, and impacts and mitigation measures

Winter 2021
Notice of study completion
Announce completion of the Environmental Study Report and start mandatory public review period

Contact

Jordan Frost, P. Eng.
Project Manager
Niagara Region
905-980-6000 ext. 3336
Email Jordan Frost

Rick Goertz, P. Eng.
Consultant Project Manager
Parsons Inc.
905-321-2374
richard.goertz@parsons.com

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A Study Area

Reports and Documents

Public Information Centre #1 - June 24, 2020

The study area encompasses Regional Road 98 (Montrose Rd.) between Regional Road 47 (Lyons Creek Rd.) and McLeod Rd. and Regional Road 47 (Lyons Creek Rd.) / Biggar Rd. between the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) and Crowland Ave., in Niagara Falls.
Regional Road 98 (Montrose Rd.) intersection at Lyons Creek Rd. / Biggar Rd. looking west, and the future site of the South Niagara Hospital on the right side.
At-grade CP Rail crossing at Regional Road 98 (Montrose Rd.) looking north from north of the Grassy Brook Rd. intersection.
Regional Road 98 (Montrose Rd.) bridge over the Welland River looking southwest from Oakwood Dr.
Regional Road 98 (Montrose Rd.) at the existing main entrance to the Niagara Square Shopping Centre which is under redevelopment.
Regional Road 98 (Montrose Rd.) looking south at the intersection with Grassy Brook Rd.
The intersection of Regional Road 98 (Montrose Rd.) at Regional Road 63 (Chippawa Creek Rd.).
Lyons Creek Rd. looking westbound at the Queen Elizabeth Way interchange ramps.
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