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 II – Roads
§4. Stabilization of excavated soils and road embankments and diversion of runoff

Section 74

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. 

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Objectives

  • 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

Installation of a drainage channel to allow water to flow from one side of the road to the other

Figure 74 Installation of a drainage channel to allow water to flow from one side of the road to the other