Long Point Causeway Improvement Project

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Project Plan

You may wish to download our complete plan to improve the Long Point Causeway. This is a 50 megabyte file so it will take a couple of hours to download if you have a slow connection.

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Fast facts about the Causeway

Originally, there were four bridges along the causeway. The first one was over a small creek not far from the mainland. The next bridge over the Port Royal Ship Canal – a grand name for a channel dug through the marsh to allow the transport of logs to the bay. There was also a bridge south of the old Hamilton Big Creek Hunt Club (now the Canadian Wildlife Service buildings) and lastly a large bridge over the historic outflow of Big Creek, across from the Sandboy Marina. Only the Ship Channel (what everyone now calls Big Creek) remains. On average,[…]

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Can the Causeway be redesigned?

Here’s a scan of an article by Paul Ashley, a biologist with the Canadian Wildlife Service. It gives the history of the Long Point causeway and considers what can be done to improve it. This was originally published in Birdwatch Canada.

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