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, AECON (Facilities)

Workforce Accommodations:

Sanataa Lodge

Performance At A Glance

84%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

81%

of grading completed

60%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

108

workers at Sanataa Lodge

Recent Updates

December 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Construction ongoing including access, clearing, grubbing, grading, stringing, bending, welding, coating, trenching, lowering in and backfilling
  • Continued driving casing for Murray River horizontal directional drilling (HDD)
  • Initiated HDD pilot
Look Ahead
  • Complete clearing
  • Continue mainline construction work
  • Complete Murray River HDD casing installation; complete HDD pilot and start reaming runs
  • Begin casing installation for Sukunka River HDD
  • Increased traffic to transport pipe from storage sites to project route
  • Drone, burning and controlled blasting activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

December 18, 2020

Wilde Lake Compressor Station Update

Key Activities
  • First compressor skids delivered to site and set on foundation
  • Concrete foundation block pour completed
  • Pile driving completed for all driven piles at site
  • Rough grading of site completed for majority of site
  • Majority of air-cooled heat exchangers installed
Look Ahead
  • Set up of cooler bay
  • Continue shop pipe and structural fabrication

*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

86%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

0.8%

of grading completed

0%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

439

workers at Sukunka Lodge

Recent Updates

December 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Construction ongoing including access, clearing and grubbing
  • Civil works underway at 2B site to develop Mt. Merrick Lodge
Look Ahead
  • Clearing including hand-falling and heli-logging of steep slopes
  • Continue civil works at 2B site to develop Mt. Merrick Lodge
  • Increased traffic to transport pipe from storage sites to project route
  • Drone, burning and controlled blasting activities as required

*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

93%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

27%

of grading completed

0.6%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

545

workers at Parsnip Lodge

Recent Updates

December 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Completed Crooked River direct pipe installation (DPI)
  • Ongoing construction activities including access, clearing, grubbing and grading
  • Heli-logging and machine clearing neared completion from KP 140 to 172
  • Began pipe stringing
Look Ahead
  • Mobilize crews from Section 4 to support mainline work
  • Increased traffic to transport pipe from storage sites to project route
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required

*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

100%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

91%

of grading completed

83%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

616

workers at Vanderhoof Lodge

Recent Updates

December 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Mobilized tunnel boring machine to complete the Stuart River direct pipe installation (DPI)
  • Construction ongoing including grading, stringing, bending, welding, coating, trenching, lowering in and backfill
  • Completed successful hydrotest of Stuart River pipe string
Look Ahead
  • Tie-in and machine cleanup work ongoing
  • Prepare and begin Salmon River DPI
  • Increased traffic to transport pipe from storage sites to project route
  • 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

31%

of grading completed

2.9%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

181

workers at Little Rock Lake Lodge

Recent Updates

December 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Conducted access, grubbing, grading, including blasting, and stringing based on ground conditions
  • Ongoing crossing installations
  • Continued erosion and sediment control monitoring
  • Ongoing civil and main construction phase activities for Little Rock Lake Lodge
Look Ahead
  • Continue access, grubbing and grading including blasting
  • Continue stringing and preparation for mechanical works
  • Increased traffic from storage sites to project route to transport pipe
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required
  • Continue civil and main construction phase activities for Little Rock Lake Lodge

*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

99%

cleared, includes right-of-way and ancillary sites

43%

of grading completed

12%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

576

workers at 7 Mile Lodge

Recent Updates

December 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Ongoing bending, welding, coating trenching, lowering-in and backfill
  • Ongoing crossing installations
  • Continued erosion and sediment control monitoring
  • Continued pipeline construction corridor grubbing and grading, including blasting
Look Ahead
  • Continue access, grubbing, grading, including blasting and mechanical works
  • Commence trenching, lowering-in, backfilling and first in-stream works
  • Continued erosion and sediment control monitoring
  • Increased traffic to transport pipe from storage sites to project route
  • 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

35%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

0%

of grading completed

0%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

153

workers at Huckleberry Lodge

Recent Updates

December 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Ongoing civil and access works at Huckleberry Lodge and counterboring at Houston storage site
  • Ongoing geotechnical and geophysical investigation work to support design development
  • Ongoing section clearing
  • Ongoing civil and accommodation installation works at Huckleberry Lodge
Look Ahead
  • Continue clearing as weather permits
  • Continue pipe counterboring as well as civil and commissioning activities at Huckleberry Lodge
  • Increased traffic to transport pipe from storage sites to project route
  • Drone and controlled blasting activities as required

*All schedules are subject to change

Section 8, Kitimat

Details

Location:

North of Morice Lake to Kitimat

Length:

84 kilometres

Prime Contractor:

Macro Spiecapag Joint Venture (MSJV), AECON (Facilities)

Workforce Accommodations:

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

Performance At A Glance

72%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

38%

of grading completed

4.3%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

660

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

Recent Updates

December 18, 2020

Key Activities
  • Continue installation work at LNG Canada Connector site
  • Ongoing stringing, crossing installation, access and general maintenance
  • Ongoing clearing, grading, blasting, erosion and sediment control, and road maintenance
  • Cable Crane Hill construction continued
  • Platform construction at P2 Lodge
Look Ahead
  • Clearing on priority work fronts
  • Continue drilling, blasting, and mechanical works and crossing installations
  • Complete installation work at LNG Canada Connector site
  • Construction work near Icy Pass 1 and continue platform construction at P2 Lodge
  • Drone usage, burning and controlled blasting activities as required
  • Increased traffic to transport pipe from storage sites to project route

*All schedules are subject to change

December 18, 2020

Kitimat Meter Station

Key Activities
  • Completed final piping weld with 156 total welds; piping installation and backfill complete
  • Heated storage building installation complete
  • Grading completed in available areas
Look Ahead
  • Build powerline infrastructure
  • Demobilization of materials, equipment and labour for winter break

*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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