Martello Tower Electrical Repair - Royal Military College of Canada

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project which aims to replace the existing electrical line to Martello Tower, located at the Royal Military College of Canada. The Fort Frederick Martello Tower is a classified federal heritage building, because of its historical associations and its architectural and environmental significance. The old connection is unserviceable due to a burnt-out electrical box. The work will include exposure of the existing line from the manhole to the electrical box at the base of the tower. The excavation will allow the new wiring to be installed between the electrical box and manhole. The work is in an archaeologically sensitive area and the project will include the oversight of an archaeologist for excavations. The excavated portions will be restored with topsoil and grass seed to re-establish the areas natural flora and fauna.


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Latest update

January 10, 2022 - The Department of National Defence intends to make a determination regarding whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, the Department of National Defence is inviting public comments until January 19, 2022 respecting that determination.

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Contacts

Department of National Defence
Andrew Wollin, Base Environment Officer
CFB Kingston
11 Mercury Crescent
Kingston, Ontario K7K 7B4
Telephone: 613-541-5010 ext. 4373
Email: andrew.wollin@forces.gc.ca


  • Location

    • Royal Military College of Canada (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Maintenance activities (fences, walls)
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2022-01-10
  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    83283

Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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