Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada


Environmental Assessment


Highway 107 Burnside to Bedford Project


This is to advise that on June 18, 2018 Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal registered an Addendum to the proposed Highway 107 Burnside to Bedford for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

On August 25, 2017, the Minister of Environment determined that the Registration information was insufficient to make a decision on the Project and that additional information is required. The Proponent must provide information regarding baseline information on fish and fish habitat including Atlantic Whitefish at Anderson Lake. The purpose of the proposed project is to extend Highway 107 linking the Burnside Business Park to the Bedford area and Highway 102, in Halifax County, Nova Scotia. The proposed highway extension project is four-lane in width, and is approximately 9 kilometers (km) from Akerley Boulevard and Burnside Drive to the west of Duke Street. The project also proposes to widen approximately 1.5 km of Duke Street that leads to Highway 102. Detailed design of the project is expected to be completed in 2018 . It is anticipated that construction will take approximately five years.

Minister's Decision

On August 7th 2018 the Minister of Environment released a decision concerning this review. The Minister has decided to approve the undertaking in accordance with Section 13(1)b of the Environmental Assessment Regulations, pursuant to Part IV of the Environment Act. The undertaking has been approved subject to a number of conditions.

Project Documents


Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments on the Additional Information Addendum will be accepted until July 18, 2018.

Comments received, including any personal information, will be made available to the public upon request.