Wharf Demolition, Burin, NL

DFO, Real Property Safety Security (RPSS) is proposing to remove the current wharf to make way for the construction of a new wharf and redeveloped uplands. Demolition of the existing wharf will include removal of the concrete deck, cribbing, concrete gravity wall, floating side dock, uplands pavement, and uplands fill. The new structure will sit in the existing footprint. Construction of the new wharf will include seven blocks of timber cribbing, a reinforced concrete deck, wheel guards, dock cleats, fenders, and ladders.

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada- Real Property Safety and Security (DFO-RPSS) intends to make a determination regarding whether carrying out the proposed project, located in Burin, NL is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, DFO-RPSS is inviting public comments in respect to that determination for 30 days following the posting of this notice. Written comments must be submitted by June 30, 2022 to: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Bruce Downer, Regional Engineer 80 East White Hills Road St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5X1 Telephone: 709-772-4959 Email: bruce.downer@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.



Bruce Downer, Project Manager
10 Barter's Hill
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6M1
Telephone: 709-772-4959
Email: bruce.downer@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

  • Location

    • The DFO-RPSS project site is located in Burin, Newfoundland. (Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    DFO, Real Property Safety Security (RPSS)
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    • Transport Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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