Coastal GasLink Pipeline Route

Section 1

Details

Location:

West of Dawson Creek to south of Chetwynd

Length:

92 Kilometers

Prime Contractor:

Surerus Murphy Joint Venture

Workforce Accommodations:

Sanataa Lodge

Performance At A Glance

89%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

44%

of grading completed

6.5%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

55

workers at Sanataa Lodge

Recent Updates

September 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Sanataa Lodge opening
  • Mainline pipe activities commenced
  • Continued access, clearing, grubbing and grading
  • Pipe crossing under Highway 97 and a CN railroad track completed
Look Ahead
  • Ongoing environment and erosion control management
  • Continued access road upgrades including Road 269 heading north of Highway 97 for 2.5 km until mid-October
  • Reduced traffic speeds on Lone Prairie road from September 17-25 to accommodate construction activity between KP 6 and 6.4
  • Continued grading activities
  • Ongoing clearing and pipe installation; increased pipe delivery traffic between storage sites and the right-of-way
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required
  • Ongoing pipe installation

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 2

Details

Location:

South of Chetwynd to east of McLeod Lake

Length:

48 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Surerus Murphy Joint Venture

Workforce Accommodations:

Mt. Merrick Lodge and Sukunka Lodge

Performance At A Glance

77%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

0%

of grading completed

0%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

139

workers at Sukunka Lodge

Recent Updates

September 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Construction of helipads to support clearing from KP 140 to 172
  • Expansion of Parsnip Lodge continued
Look Ahead
  • Ongoing environment and erosion control management
  • Ongoing expansion of Parsnip Lodge
  • Start heli-logging
  • Begin preparations for Crooked River DPI
  • Increased traffic from storage sites to route to transport pipe
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required
  • Pipe stringing beginning mid-October; welding beginning late-October

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 3

Details

Location:

East of McLeod Lake to north of Prince George

Length:

104 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

SA Energy Group

Workforce Accommodations:

Parsnip Lodge

Performance At A Glance

69%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

0%

of grading completed

0%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

269

workers at Parsnip Lodge

Recent Updates

September 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Construction of helipads to support clearing from KP 140 to 172
  • Expansion of Parsnip Lodge continued
Look Ahead
  • Ongoing environment and erosion control management
  • Ongoing expansion of Parsnip Lodge
  • Start heli-logging
  • Begin preparations for Crooked River DPI
  • Increased traffic from storage sites to route to transport pipe
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required
  • Pipe stringing beginning mid-October; welding beginning late-October

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 4

Details

Location:

North of Prince George to northwest of Vanderhoof

Length:

93 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

SA Energy Group

Workforce Accommodations:

Vanderhoof Lodge

Performance At A Glance

98%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

39%

of grading completed

2.9%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

641

workers at Vanderhoof Lodge

Recent Updates

September 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Completed Vanderhoof Lodge construction
  • Began pipe installation along the route, including welding
  • Continued clearing, access, grubbing, grading and stringing
Look Ahead
  • Ongoing pipeline installation along right-of-way; begin lowering in pipe
  • Road and bridge upgrades as required
  • Increased traffic from storage sites to route to transport pipe
  • Drone activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 5

Details

Location:

North of Vanderhoof to south of Burns Lake

Length:

82 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction Inc. (PAPC)

Workforce Accommodations:

Little Rock Lake Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

0%

of grading completed

0%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

78

workers at Little Rock Lake Lodge

Recent Updates

September 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Ongoing erosion and sediment control monitoring, as well as access works
  • Pipe delivered to area storage sites
  • Expansion of Little Rock Lake Lodge underway
Look Ahead
  • Begin mainline pipe installation activities in September 2020
  • Ongoing sediment and erosion control and completion of storage sites to accommodate pipe and material arrival
  • Continue work on expanding Little Rock Lake Lodge
  • Grubbing and grading along right-of-way
  • Access works
  • Increased pipe delivery traffic between storage sites and the right-of-way
  • Drone activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 6

Details

Location:

South of Burns Lake to south of Houston

Length:

85 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction Inc. (PAPC)

Workforce Accommodations:

7 Mile Lodge

Performance At A Glance

97%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

15%

of grading completed

0.4%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

365

workers at 7 Mile Lodge

Recent Updates

September 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Pipe installation underway with the start of stringing and preparation for bending and welding
  • Right-of-way grubbing and grading continued
  • Continued erosion and sediment control monitoring, access preparation, and receipt of pipe
  • Continued main phase construction at 7 Mile Lodge
Look Ahead
  • Continue access, grubbing, grading and pipe stringing works
  • Commence pipe bending and welding
  • Complete remaining clearing areas and log hauling
  • Complete main phase of 7 Mile Lodge construction as required
  • Increased traffic from storage sites to route to transport pipe
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 7

Details

Location:

South of Houston to north of Morice Lake

Length:

78 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction Inc. (PAPC)

Workforce Accommodations:

Huckleberry Lodge

Performance At A Glance

15%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

0%

of grading completed

0%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

101

workers at Huckleberry Lodge

Recent Updates

September 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Commenced right-of-way clearing
  • Opened Huckleberry Lodge
  • Enhancements underway at Houston Storage Site
  • Material extraction from borrow site PBS 55
Look Ahead
  • Ongoing right-of-way clearing
  • Increased traffic from storage sites to route to transport pipe
  • Ongoing enhancements at Houston Storage Site
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 8

Details

Location:

North of Morice Lake to Kitimat

Length:

84 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Macro Spiecapag Joint Venture (MSJV)

Workforce Accommodations:

Sitka Lodge, Hunter Creek Lodge, Icy 1 Lodge, Icy 2 Lodge, P2 Lodge, 9A Lodge, P4 Lodge

Performance At A Glance

69%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

29%

of grading completed

0.8%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

346

workers at Sitka Lodge and Hunter Creek Lodge

Recent Updates

September 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Completed crossing of Kitimat River by DPI
  • Pipe welding at LNG Canada connector site
  • Road works and general maintenance along Kitimat region roads
  • Ongoing clearing in Kitimat area, with grading and blasting as required
  • 9A Lodge construction activities continued
  • Ongoing road maintenance as well as erosion and sediment control
Look Ahead
  • Continue right-of-way preparation such as clearing, drone and controlled blasting activities as required
  • Continue grading
  • Continue development at 9A Lodge
  • Pipe installation to continue at LNG Canada connector site; increased traffic from storage sites to route to transport pipe

*All schedules are subject to change

Coastal GasLink's approved route prioritizes the best option for the environment and surrounding communities, as well as the safe delivery of natural gas from northeastern B.C. to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat, B.C.

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Coastal GasLink has signed agreements with all 20 of the First Nations along the approved route – and their elected councils – and we are committed to a collaborative approach to working with them.

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