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
§4. General provisions applicable to bridges or culverts

Section 98

Every person authorized to build or improve a bridge or a culvert on the watercourse of a canoe-kayak-camping course and downriver canoeing course or boat access route to trapping grounds must ensure that the minimum clearance of the bridge or culvert is 1.5 m above the upper limit of the bank. The foregoing also applies to a person who repairs a bridge or a culvert on the watercourse of a canoe-kayak-camping course and downriver canoeing course or boat access route to trapping grounds.

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Objectives

  • To reconcile the various activities that take place in the forest
  • To allow for boats to pass under a bridge or culvert

Clearance required for boats

Figure 98 Clearance required for boats