Eighth Line Environmental Assessment Study

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Municipalities in Ontario follow the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act to complete an Environmental Assessment (EA) for most transportation, water and wastewater projects. The complexity and extent of the environmental impact of a specific project determines the number of phases to be completed to comply with the Class EA process.

The Town of Halton Hills is undertaking a Schedule C Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) for Improvements to Eighth Line from Steeles Avenue to Maple Avenue. The need for the improvements to Eighth Line has been identified due to the increased population and greater demand on the Town’s road network.

The Class EA study will evaluate traffic capacity, options for measuring travel demand, safety issues, environmental impacts, land use implications, transit and active transportation considerations.

Click here to learn more about the project.

The community is encouraged to submit comments and ask questions.




Public Information Centre #3 Update

The Town is in the process of finalizing technical comments from our key agencies. There will be another opportunity for input as part of our third and final Public Information Centre (PIC), which will be held in early 2022.

More information on the exact timing will be announced here, as we get closer to the scheduled PIC date.



Municipalities in Ontario follow the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act to complete an Environmental Assessment (EA) for most transportation, water and wastewater projects. The complexity and extent of the environmental impact of a specific project determines the number of phases to be completed to comply with the Class EA process.

The Town of Halton Hills is undertaking a Schedule C Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) for Improvements to Eighth Line from Steeles Avenue to Maple Avenue. The need for the improvements to Eighth Line has been identified due to the increased population and greater demand on the Town’s road network.

The Class EA study will evaluate traffic capacity, options for measuring travel demand, safety issues, environmental impacts, land use implications, transit and active transportation considerations.

Click here to learn more about the project.

The community is encouraged to submit comments and ask questions.




Public Information Centre #3 Update

The Town is in the process of finalizing technical comments from our key agencies. There will be another opportunity for input as part of our third and final Public Information Centre (PIC), which will be held in early 2022.

More information on the exact timing will be announced here, as we get closer to the scheduled PIC date.



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  • Comment on PIC#2

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    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded. The comment period for receiving comments on the Public Information Centre 2 engagement materials closed on June 30, 2020. The Study Team will compile all the comments and questions received and will be providing a response in the coming weeks.

    Please leave your comments and/or suggestions regarding the presentation and provided drawings/plans. Please note that no responses will be given under this tab. All questions that you would want answered must be left under the Q&A tab.

    Information is being collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record. 


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