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

85%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

89%

of grading completed

68%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

10

workers at Sanataa Lodge

Recent Updates

March 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Completed 36 inch drilling bore for Murray River horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and initiated 48 inch drilling bore
  • Performed critical pipe tie-ins
  • Continued Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) mitigation
  • Resumed completion of safety and environmentally critical tie-in works
Look Ahead
  • Continue Murray River HDD installation to prepare to receive pipe
  • Continue ESC mitigation
  • Complete pipe receipt
  • Continue critical pipeline tie-in works and remaining timber removal from construction corridor

*All schedules are subject to change

March 18, 2021

Wilde Lake Compressor Station Update

Key Activities
  • Critical activities related to equipment preservation, material deliveries, environmental monitoring and security
  • Preservation and maintenance of critical compressor package equipment
  • Offsite fabrication (piping and structural steel) progressing
Look Ahead
  • Continued ESC monitoring
  • Fabrication of pipe and structural steel offsite
  • Receive fabrication loads at site for safe storage
  • Equipment preservation for critical compressor components

*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

96%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

10%

of grading completed

1.4%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

127

workers in Sukunka Lodge

Recent Updates

March 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Received pipe at Section 2 storage areas
  • Continued ESC mitigation
  • Resumed clearing and grading works
  • Resumed operation of Sukunka Lodge
Look Ahead
  • Continue ESC mitigation
  • Complete pipe receipt
  • Continue critical pipeline tie-in works and complete remaining timber removal from construction corridor

*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

94%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

27%

of grading completed

8.9%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

275

workers at Parsnip Lodge

Recent Updates

March 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Developing designs and installing specialized ESC measures in preparation for spring freshet
  • Implementing asset protection measures in preparation for spring freshet
  • Increased operations at Parsnip Lodge
Look Ahead
  • Continue to install ESC measures and machine clean-up work
  • Complete pipe receipt at Stockpile 7A

*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

100%

of grading completed

90%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

496

workers at Vanderhoof Lodge

Recent Updates

March 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Developing designs and installing specialized ESC measures in preparation for spring freshet
  • Implementing asset protection measures in preparation for spring freshet
  • Increased operations at Vanderhoof Lodge
  • Began sheet pile installation at Stuart River direct pipe installation (DPI) exit site
Look Ahead
  • Continue to install ESC measures and machine clean-up work

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

35%

of grading completed

5.3%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

4

workers at Little Rock Lake Lodge

Recent Updates

March 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • ESC monitoring and maintenance as required
  • Bedding, padding and backfill completed at open ditch locations
  • Heavy equipment hauled to Little Rock Lake Lodge and various locations to maintain single location for equipment storage
Look Ahead
  • Restart planning ongoing in consideration of B.C. Provincial Health Officer’s Order
  • Review potential plans to start grubbing activities to support compliance activities

*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

55%

of grading completed

17%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

196

workers at 7 Mile Lodge

Recent Updates

March 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • ESC monitoring and maintenance as required
  • Bedding, padding and backfill completed at open ditch locations
  • Heavy equipment cleaned, preserved and hauled to various locations for equipment storage
  • Limited log hauling and log deck preparation
  • Tie-in welding as required at backfill locations
Look Ahead
  • Continue backfill and tie-in activities
  • Continue ESC monitoring and maintenance 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

42%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

0%

of grading completed

0%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

97

workers at Huckleberry Lodge

Recent Updates

March 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • ESC monitoring and maintenance as required
  • Commenced clearing activities
  • Continued pipe receipt at Houston storage area
Look Ahead
  • Continue clearing, log hauling and increased support for ESC and compliance activities

*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

74%

cleared, includes project route and ancillary sites

39%

of grading completed

5%

of pipe installed, includes activities from stringing through to backfilling

142

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

Recent Updates

March 18, 2021

Key Activities
  • Ongoing snow removal and critical access maintenance
  • Ongoing critical ESC monitoring and maintenance
  • Ongoing avalanche control
  • Limited hand-falling and blasting activities
Look Ahead
  • One traffic notification is in place: Kitamaat Village Road until April 15

*All schedules are subject to change

March 18, 2021


Kitimat Meter Station

Look Ahead
  • Utility powerline clearing activities
  • One traffic notification is in place: Wathl FSR until April 10

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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