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Environmental Assessment for Intersection Improvements to York Rd. and Four Mile Creek Rd.
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About the Project

Niagara Region is undertaking a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, including a detailed transportation assessment for intersection improvements to York Rd. (Regional Road 81) and Four Mile Creek Rd. (Regional Road 100) in Niagara-on-the-Lake. CIMA+ has been retained to undertake the study on behalf of Niagara Region.

Following the planning phase and approval of the environmental assessment, a separate assignment will be initiated to implement the improvements approved through the process.

Purpose of the study

The study will provide an opportunity to change the intersection from an all-way stop control to traffic signal control or a roundabout to meet the future needs of the surrounding community from the perspective of all road users, supporting multi-modal travel and improving road-user safety as identified in the 2017 Region's Transportation Master Plan.

The extent of the road modifications will attempt to strike a balance between meeting future traffic capacity objectives, adhering to Complete Streets guidelines (in terms of keeping road cross sections to a minimum), and minimizing costs and impacts to adjacent properties and creek crossings.

This project was initiated to:

  • Identify and evaluate a range of alternative solutions to accommodate growing traffic volumes at the intersection, including:
    • Geometric and intersection improvements
    • Complete streets and urban design concepts
    • Access management and transit
  • Address active transportation needs by providing a dedicated facility for pedestrians and cyclists that is safe, attractive and strengthens the area's relationship with its past

Project Timeline

december 1, 2020 - Completed
Study commencement

march 25, 2021
Public information centre #1

june 23, 2021
Public information centre #2


Maged Elmadhoon
Manager, Transportation Planning
905-980-6000 ext. 3583
Email Maged Elmadhoon

Phil Weber
Senior Project Manager, CIMA+
905-695-1005 ext. 6732

Image Gallery

Study Map

Reports and Documents

Public information centre #1 - March 25, 2021

Public information centre #2 - June 23, 2021

This image shows the study area for the project between York Rd. and Four Mile Creek Rd. in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
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