Welcome to the Highway 6 Little Current Swing Bridge Study. The Ministry of Transportation, Ontario (MTO) is undertaking a Planning, Preliminary Design and Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) for the Highway 6 Little Current Swing Bridge located in the Town of Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands in Northeastern Ontario. The bridge provides year-round highway access between the community of Little Current and Manitoulin Island and mainland areas of Northern Ontario.
Stantec Consulting Limited (Stantec) was retained by the MTO to complete the Planning, Preliminary Design and Class EA Study for this assignment.
You are encouraged to participate in the project and to provide comments in writing to the project team.
If you wish to have your name added to the project mailing list, contact the project team.
The Boat Survey is now closed and all data collected will be reviewed and incorporated into the design and evaluation of alternatives. (A Boat Survey was created to collect information from boat owners/operators or users in the Town of Little Current and on Manitoulin Island in order to understand boat and marine travel patterns in the North Channel.)
A business owner survey has been created to collect business/economic information from businesses in the Town of Little Current and on Manitoulin Island in order to understand potential impacts of corridor alternatives on local businesses. If you are a business-owner and would like to participate in the survey, please fill out a survey - Business Owner Survey. Hard copies of the survey will also be provided at PIC 2.
A Notice of Public Information Centre 2 (PDF) has been posted in local newspapers and distributed to property owners in the study area, Provincial and Federal Government Agencies, Municipalities, Indigenous communities, and stakeholders.
The Study Design Report (SDR) is now available for a 30-day public review.
A Notice of Study Design Report Review (PDF) has been posted in local newspapers and distributed to property owners in the study area, Provincial and Federal Government Agencies, Municipalities, Indigenous communities, and stakeholders.