Coastal GasLink Pipeline Route

Section 1, Wilde Lake

Details

Location:

West of Dawson Creek to south of Chetwynd

Length:

92 Kilometers

Prime Contractor:

Surerus Murphy Joint Venture

Workforce Accommodations:

One Workforce Accommodation – Sanataa Lodge, and one short-term Workforce Accommodation at Sunset Prairie Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

100%

of grading completed

100%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

192

workers at Sunset Prairie Lodge

Recent Updates

September 28, 2022

Key Activities
  • Continued Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) mitigation and maintenance
  • Progressed machine and final clean-up activities
  • Completed hydrotest of Test Sections 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14 (KP 62-71 and KP 71-88)
  • Completed installation of Mainline Block Valve 2
Look Ahead
  • Continue ESC mitigation and maintenance
  • Conduct caliper run for KP 62.5-97.5
  • Begin installation of Mainline Block Valve 4
  • Continue clean-up activities
  • Complete installation of Mainline Block Valve 3

*All schedules are subject to change

September 28, 2022

Wilde Lake Compressor Station Update

Key Activities
  • Overall construction surpassed 93%; site welding surpassed 99%
  • Completed hydrotesting of compressor station pipeline (CPL) with drying partially complete
  • Completed tie in to Groundbirch Connector and Section 1
  • Completed hydrotest of Plant A2
  • Continued backfill activities and began topsoil and clean-up of perimeter ditching
  • Completed lube oil flushing
Look Ahead
  • Dry and reinstate all large bore segments which have been hydrotested
  • Complete lube oil flushing in all units
  • Continue backfill activities throughout the site
  • Progress electrical and instrumentation 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:

Two Workforce Accommodations – Mt. Merrick Lodge and Sukunka Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

100%

of grading completed

82.8%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

796

workers in Sukunka Lodge and Mt. Merrick Lodge

Recent Updates

September 28, 2022

Key Activities
  • Continued ESC mitigation and maintenance
  • Continued to develop access to Headwall Special Section
  • Completed grading and progressed civil and mechanical installation through Mount Merrick Special Section
  • Progressed mainline pipe installation between KP 106-117 and 122-136
  • Commenced grading in Headwall Special Section
Look Ahead
  • Continue ESC mitigation and maintenance
  • Continue mainline construction activities such as access maintenance, grading, blasting and road crossings between KP 103-117 and Mount Merrick Special Section works (KP 117-122 and KP 122-136)
  • Continue developing access into Headwall Special Section beyond KP 140 and begin stripping, grading and blasting works
  • Conduct hydrotesting of Test Sections 17, 18 & 19 (KP 97.5-107.5)

*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:

One Workforce Accommodation – Parsnip Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

62.5%

of grading completed

57.9%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

919

workers at Parsnip Lodge

Recent Updates

September 28, 2022

Key Activities
  • Continued grading work in the glaciolacustrine clay area between KP 154-157
  • Continued tie ins and machine clean up from Season 3 work
  • Completed the drilling string and began drilling at Crocker Creek Direct Pipe Installation (DPI)
  • Completed expansion of Parsnip Lodge
  • Continued sheet piling installation at KP 164 (Crocker Creek tie-in), KP 189 (Parsnip tie-in), KP 213 & KP 215
  • Continued slide rail installations at KP 206 & 210
  • Continued ESC mitigation and maintenance
  • Develop ESC Work Execution Plans for Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) compliance
  • Began access and grubbing activities at KP 149 toward Headwall Special Section
  • Began Mount Bracey site development
Look Ahead
  • Kick off grade work from KP 140-149
  • Complete Crocker Creek DPI
  • Complete hydrotesting between KP 190-212
  • Complete sheet pile installation at KP 213 & KP 215 and slide rail shoring at KP 214
  • Continue Mount Bracey valve site development
  • Continued ESC mitigation and maintenance

*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:

One Workforce Accommodation – Vanderhoof Lodge (Decommissioned)

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

100%

of grading completed

100%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

0

workers at Vanderhoof Lodge

Recent Updates

September 28, 2022

Key Activities
  • Continued ESC mitigation and maintenance
  • Continued grading and backfilling at Racoon Lake Valve site
  • Continued reclamation of Vanderhoof Lodge site
Look Ahead
  • Continued focus on ESC monitoring
  • Continue machine clean up and final clean up
  • Continue reclamation activities at Vanderhoof Lodge site
  • Continue backfilling and grading activities at Racoon Lake Mainline Block Valve 7 at approx. KP 249.500

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 5

Details

Location:

North of Vanderhoof to south of Burns Lake

Length:

82 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Nadleh-Macro

Workforce Accommodations:

One Workforce Accommodation – Little Rock Lake Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

99.7%

of grading completed

50.5%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

443

workers at Little Rock Lake Lodge

Recent Updates

September 28, 2022

Key Activities
  • Progressed civil activities to 99% complete
  • Completed installation and reclamation activities at Kluk Creek
  • Continued mainline activities and open cut water crossings
  • Set up and commenced drilling at Fraser Cliff
  • Continued Hwy16/CN Rail, Stern Creek and Ormond Creek trenchless crossings
  • Continued ESC monitoring and maintenance
Look Ahead
  • Continue with ESC monitoring and maintenance
  • Continue drilling activities at Fraser Cliff
  • Complete Hwy 16/CN Rail Product Pipe installation and Stern Creek and Ormond Creek trenchless crossings
  • Continue baselay activities west of Fraser Cliff
  • Commence baselay activities in Area 2 east of Fraser Cliff
  • Complete stringing activities, mainline welding, and bending
  • Continue remaining tie-ins

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 6

Details

Location:

South of Burns Lake to south of Houston

Length:

86 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Michels Canada

Workforce Accommodations:

One Workforce Accommodation – 7 Mile Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

84.7%

of grading completed

32.6%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

579

workers at 7 Mile Lodge

Recent Updates

September 28, 2022

Key Activities
  • Continued progress on mainline welding and tie-in welding activities
  • Continued pre-ditching and blasting activities
  • Continued progress of mainline activities including stringing, bending, and coating
  • Completed three watercourse crossings
  • Continue to ramp up and progress for mainline activities including trenching, lowering in, and backfilling
Look Ahead
  • Continue to mobilize mainline crews for trenching, lowering-in and backfilling
  • Begin grubbing and mulching of additional access roads and areas of right-of-way
  • Continue planning and execution of four watercourse crossings
  • Continue to progress all mainline activities, including stringing through to backfilling
  • Continue with ESC monitoring and maintenance

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 7

Details

Location:

South of Houston to north of Morice Lake

Length:

77 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

OJ Pipelines in partnership with Natanlii Development Corporation (Skin Tyee Nation), Yinka Dene Economic Development Limited Partnership (Wet’suwet’en First Nation) and Kyah Development Corporation (Witset First Nation)

Workforce Accommodations:

One Workforce Accommodation – Huckleberry Lodge

Performance At A Glance

96.6%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

39.1%

of grading completed

10.5%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

1,011

workers at Huckleberry Lodge

Recent Updates

September 28, 2022

Key Activities
  • Ongoing grubbing and grading after Work Execution Plans approval for Segments 3, 4 and 8
  • Continued welding and coating activities
  • Progressed ditching, lowering-in and backfilling for mainline at multiple locations
  • Continued grade and ditch blasting in multiple KP ranges
  • Completed shaft construction with internal work in progress
  • Continued developing and amending Work Execution Plans for submission to the Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) for compliance
  • Continued ESC monitoring and maintenance
Look Ahead
  • Continue with ESC monitoring and maintenance
  • Continue mainline activities for grubbing, grading, stringing and bending
  • Continue welding and coating across construction corridor
  • Continue mainline ditching, lowering-in, backfilling and machine cleanup activities
  • Continue developing and amending Work Execution Plans for EAO compliance
  • Progressing work at the Morice River water crossing

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 8, Kitimat

Details

Location:

North of Morice Lake to Kitimat

Length:

84 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

East of KM 612.7: Macro Spiecapag Joint Venture (MSJV). West of KM 612.7: Ledcor-Haisla Limited Partnership (LHLP). Facilities: Aecon

Workforce Accommodations:

Four Workforce Accommodations – Sitka Lodge, Hunter Creek Lodge, P2 Lodge, 9A Lodge

Performance At A Glance

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

93.0%

of grading completed

68.4%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

1,748

workers at Sitka Lodge, Hunter Creek Lodge and 9A Lodge

Recent Updates

September 28, 2022

Section 8 East

Key Activities
  • Continued grading activities between KP 612.700- 613+700
  • Continued welding up the Bernie Gorge slope
  • Continued watercourse crossing work at KP 606
  • Continued to fill pipe for hydrotesting of Test Section 2A
Look Ahead
  • Continue watercourse crossing installations and reinstatements
  • Continue mainline construction activities, including on steep slopes
  • Complete grading
  • Complete stringing
  • Conduct hydrotest of Test Section 2A

*All schedules are subject to change

September 28, 2022


Section 8 West

Key Activities
  • Continued grading and blasting in Icy Pass and west areas
  • Continued mainline and back-end pipe installation
  • Completed pipe installation at key watercourse crossings
  • Progressed steep slope excavation and Cable Crane Hill blasting, excavation and pipe install
  • Progressed Steep Slope 3 raised bore drill and tunnelling
  • Continued townsite clean-up activities
  • Completed trenchless watercourse crossing
Look Ahead
  • Continue watercourse crossing installations
  • Continue Icy Pass and North Hirsch corridor grading
  • Continue steep slopes #1, #2, #5, #6 and #10 works, progress Cable Crane Hill civil and pipe installation
  • Continue Steep Slope 3 raised bore drill and tunnelling
  • Continue townsite pipe installation and trenchless watercourse crossing
  • Continue ESC maintenance and monitoring

*All schedules are subject to change

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