Public Notice – Outaouais Forest Management Branch
Road closures due to severe washouts: Shyan Road, Rapides-des-Joachims and Ward Lake Road
Mansfield, April 27, 2023 – The ministère des Ressources naturelles et des Forêts, informs the population of multi-use road closures in the Regional County Municipality of Pontiac due to major washouts.
The closures of these roads have an impact on access to the territory of the Zec Rapides- des-Joachims, the ZEC St-Patrice and the ZEC Pontiac. Also, access to several vacation leases is impacted.
ART.42 of the LAW ON SUSTAINABLE FOREST DEVELOPMENT
Any person may travel on a multi-use road in accordance with the standards prescribed by the Government by regulation for the safety of users and the protection of roads.
However, the Minister may, for reasons of public interest, restrict access to a multi-use road or prohibit access to it on such conditions as the Minister determines.
Mike Guitard, Responsable de Bureau
Unité de gestion de la Coulonge
Direction de la gestion des forêts de l’Outaouais
Ministère des Ressources Naturelles et des Forêts
819 683-2626 ext. 222