Chapter V – Roads, sandpits and forest infrastructures
Division II – Roads
§4. Stabilization of excavated soils and road embankments and diversion of runoff
A road other than a felling or hauling trail or other than a trail intended for motorized all-terrain vehicles must be built, improved, repaired or maintained while respecting the natural drainage of the soil in order to maintain, by the installation of a drainage channel, the normal flow of the water from one side of the road to the other.
- To ensure the lifespan of a road, bridge or culvert
- To preserve the natural drainage of the soil
- To reduce loss of productive forest areas
Figure 74 Installation of a drainage channel to allow water to flow from one side of the road to the other