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Contrecoeur Port Terminal Expansion Project

The Montreal Port Authority proposes the construction of a container port terminal with a maximum annual capacity of 1.15 million containers on its property located in Contrecoeur, approximately 40 kilometres downstream from Montreal. The project would include the construction of a 675-metre dock for two berths to accommodate vessels between 39,000 and 75,400 deadweight tonnage (DWT). The project would also include a seven track classification yard, a container storage and handling area, an intermodal rail yard, support facilities, rail and road accesses, a truck control area and a viaduct on Route 132.


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Latest update

February 26, 2020 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada requested information from the proponent related to the Environmental Impact Statement on September 19, 2019 (French only) and November 21, 2019 (French only).


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
23 Procedure and Participation Rules for Public Sessions PDF (66 KB) February 6, 2018
21 Étude d'impact environnemental (French Only) - December 22, 2017
15 Public Consultation Plan PDF (299 KB) September 15, 2017
10 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (427 KB) March 10, 2016
9 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - January 15, 2016
8 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - January 15, 2016
1 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (125.4 MB) November 30, 2015

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  • Location

    • Contrecoeur, 40 kilometres north-east of Montreal (Quebec)
  • Project Type

    • Highways and Roads
    • Ports and Harbours
  • Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Montreal Port Authority
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number


Nearby projects

..within 200 kilometres
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