Notice of Public Consultation Centre: Reconstruction of Thompson Bridge


The County of Northumberland is undertaking a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the Reconstruction of the Thompson Bridge, located on Skinkle Road, approximately 1.55km north of County Road 29 in the Municipality of Trent Hills.  As part of the Environmental Assessment process, options for the bridge reconstruction will be reviewed to determine the preferred solution.

Location of Thompson Bridge on a map

The project is being initiated in accordance with the latest edition of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Manual issued by the Municipal Engineers Association. The Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process applies to municipal infrastructure projects including road and bridge works. This project is proceeding as a Schedule ‘B’ undertaking in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Manual.

A Public Consultation Centre is being held to provide information on the alternative solutions, and to receive input and comments from interested persons. Public comments are encouraged.


Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Warkworth Legion,
6 Norham Road, Warkworth, ON

The Public Consultation Centre will consist of a drop-in type format with displays showing the evaluation of alternatives. Staff from the County and the project lead consultant will be on hand to answer any questions.

All information/comments received will be subject to the disclosure requirements of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. R.S.O. 1990. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record. We welcome any suggestions you may have about this project.

Subject to comments received and the receipt of necessary approvals, the County intends to finalize the EA and proceed with implementation of the preferred alternative. If you are interested in receiving further information on this project, please contact the following individuals:


Matt MacDonald, P.Eng
Project Manager
Jewell Engineering Inc.
1 – 71 Millennium Parkway
Belleville, ON
K8N 4Z5
Telephone: (613) 969-1111
Fax: (613) 969-8988


Denise Marshall, P.Eng.
Manager, Project Engineering
Transportation, Waste and Facilities
Northumberland County
555 Courthouse Road
Cobourg, ON
K9A 5J6
Telephone: (905) 372-3329 ext. 2429
Fax: 905-372-1696
Email Denise Marshall, P.Eng.

This Notice issued September 17, 2019.