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Historical Resource Assessment and Geotechnical investigation planned for Dike D – Schumacher Corner.

Posted on Jun. 30 2021

Below is information on the Historical Resource Assessment and Geotechnical investigation planned for Dike D – Schumacher Corner.

• The geotechnical drilling program at Schumacher Corner planned for July 6th has been cancelled

• Line locates prior to this field program at Schumacher Corner will be completed the week of July 5th.

• The geotechnical investigation at Schumacher Corner will be completed in conjunction with the Historical Resource Assessment field program

• The Historical Resource Assessment for all of Dike D (Aquaplex to Schumacher Corner) is being planned for the week of July 12 – likely July 13-14

• The Historical Resource Assessment is being undertaken by Circle CRM Group (a sub-consultant to SweetTech)

• The field program will take 2 days

• At Schumacher Corner a backhoe will be slowly digging test pits for deep investigation for the presence of historical or archaeological resources

• Any historical or archaeological resources found will be identified, catalogued and reported to the Province

• The test pits will also provide additional soils and geotechnical information – a geotechnical engineer will be on-site

• The rest of the Historical Resource Assessment from Schumacher Corner to the Aquaplex will not require any ground disturbance and will just entail the consultant walking the area

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