Keltic Road Infrastructure Upgrades (East)

Extensive infrastructure upgrades are needed at the eastern end of the Keltic In Road on the Middle Head peninsula in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The proposed project includes work to underground and underground-to-surface infrastructure and above-ground to subsurface works, as outlined below.
Underground and underground to surface infrastructure:
· Force-main, sanitary sewer, sanitary services to buildings or other
· Electrical line
· Water-main, water services to buildings or other
· Control valves
· Storm sewer
· Storm outfalls
· Culverts
Above ground to subsurface:
· Manhole covers
· Fire hydrants
· Asphalt, roadway, parking areas, parking lots, other existing asphalt
· Concrete, curb, sidewalk, viewing area
· Realignments, roadways, land-bridge – retaining wall
· Light post relocations
Tree clearing for land-bridge / road realignments is also included. 


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.


Latest update

February 18, 2023 – 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 January 19 to February 18, 2023 - January 19, 2023


Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0
Telephone: 902-224-2306
Fax: 902-285-2866

  • Location

    • Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

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

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Parks Canada
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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