Sass River / Prebble Creek Embankment Repair and Gabion Installation by the Government of the Northwest Territories

Due to recent years increased spring freshet volume and flow rate, two bridges at Sass River and Prebble Creek require embankment repair and installation of a gabion basket retention system. The work will include excavation at a depth of 50 cm below bed level. Sand bags and silt fencing will be used during foundation construction to mitigate the influx of sediment into the water courses. DFO and the Parks Canada Cultural Resources department will be contacted for review prior to creation of the BIA 

Latest update

October 8, 2022 – 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 September 8 to October 8, 2022 - September 8, 2022


Wood Buffalo National Park
149 McDougal Rd
Box 750
Fort Smith, Northwest Territories X0E 0P0
Telephone: 867-872-7960

  • Location

    • Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada (Northwest Territories)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Highways and Roads
    • Bridges
    • Maintenance activities (fences, walls)
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Government of the Northwest Territories
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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