We would like to inform you about two noise exemption applications we received.
The first noise exemption application has been submitted by WSP on behalf of the Ministry of Transportation for construction noise associated with the installation of noise barriers.
- Source of noise: Night-time construction activities will consist of the placement of temporary concrete barriers, hoisting noise barrier panels onto the structure (using a crane), and drilling/coring into concrete barrier walls on the structure to connect noise barrier panels (for approximately 10 nights).
- When: 22 nights (nonconsecutive) of work during Spring 2019
- Where: Adjacent to Highway 417 westbound at Holly Acres Road, from 300 m west of Richmond Road westerly for 500m.
- Rationale: The alternative of completing the proposed construction works during the daytime would result in significant impacts to traffic on Holly Acres Road.
A second noise exemption application has been submitted by the Ministry of Transportation for construction noise associated with milling, resurfacing and the reinstatement of pavement markings. This work will occur on the east and westbound lanes of Highway 417 from Moodie Drive easterly to Highway 416. This project is associated with the Highway 417 noise barrier project at Holly Acres Road.
- Source of Noise: Milling, paving and reinstatement of pavement markings
- When: 15 working nights beginning mid-May 2019
- Where: Eastbound and Westbound lanes of Hwy 417 from Moodie Drive easterly to Hwy 416
- Rationale for exemption: To minimize impacts to travelling public
Note: The Noise By-law exempts the Province of Ontario from requiring a noise exemption. Therefore, this application has been submitted as a courtesy to the municipality.