Highway 93 N 2020 Rip Rap Sourcing Program

Highway Engineering Services (HES) is proposing the collection of suitable Class 2 and 3 rip rap (the Project) for future bank repair projects in conjunction with ongoing rock scaling/blasting activities near the Glacier Skywalk.

The boulder collection/busting portion of the program will focus on boulder busting and rock collection at select

locations for storage. This work will be completed by contractors already working along the Highway 93N corridor.

The collection of rock is part of a larger rip rap collection program that is being initiated in 2020. Boulder busting (isolated blasting) and rock removal targeted at:

• 103+200 to 103+600 (right side)

• 110+300 to 110+500 (right side)

• 110+500 to 111+000 (left side)


Latest update

27 april 2020 – The public comment period on the project is closed. Parks Canada is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 New project being assessed by Parks Canada - Public comments invited from 27 march to 26 april 2020 - March 27, 2020


Lake Louise, Yoho & Kootenay Field Unit
Banff, Alberta
Telephone: 403-497-4765
Email: noelle.summers@canada.ca

  • Location

    • Banff National Park (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Highways and Roads
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Parks Canada
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


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...within 200 kilometres
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