Wharf and Rock Sea Wall Installation, Wright's Cove, Bedford Basin, NS

The proposed project will involve the removal of a damaged wharf in Wright's Cove Bedford Basin, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The old wharf will be removed by excavator and the new wharf will be installed in the same footprint. The wharf will consist of one shore block, two concrete abutments and a timber crib, a ramp and a float. A rock sea wall will be installed by excavator at the base of the wharf and back filled with quarry rock from directly behind the rock wall.

Latest update

Notice of Determination

July 21, 2023 –Transport Canada and the Halifax Port Authority have issued their Notice of Determination and have determined that the proposed Wharf and Rock Sea Wall Installation is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects with mitigation measure as outlined in their evaluation and can therefore proceed..



Transport Canada
Melissa Ginn, Regional Environmental Advisor
10 Barter's Hill
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6M1
Telephone: 709-351-3200 or 1-888-675-6863
Email: melissa.ginn@tc.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Dartmouth (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Atlantic Wharf Builders
  • Authorities

    • Halifax Port Authority
    • Transport Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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