GUIDE TO THE APPLICATION OF THE REGULATION RESPECTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF FORESTS IN THE DOMAIN OF THE STATE

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Chapter V – Roads, sandpits and forest infrastructures
Division III – Bridge, culverts, removable structures and rudimentary structures
§5. Special provisions applicable to bridges or culverts with an arch

Section 107

Despite sections 103 to 106, a bridge or a culvert with an arch may be installed on a crossing site, on the conditions provided for in section 108, regardless of the slope of the watercourse and whether or not the flow of fish must be ensured. 

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Objectives

  • To ensure the free flow of water
  • To avoid disturbing the bed of a lake or watercourse
  • To ensure the lifespan of a road, bridge or culvert

Additional information

The decision tree below can be used to decide on the type of structure that must be installed to cross a watercourse.

Type of Structure to be Installed to Cross a Watercourse – Decision Tree