October 25, 2019
Want to know what’s happening along the right-of-way? We’ve shared our latest section-by-section construction updates.
Construction is underway. Our focus remains on completing preliminary work such as clearing, preparing access roads, storage sites and construction of workforce accommodations. Take a closer look and learn more about each section below.
Section 1 – From East of Dawson Creek to South of Chetwynd, right-of-way clearing activities resumed during the week of October 15 following a period of heavy precipitation, which affected ground conditions. Access road brushing, and road and bridge upgrades are ongoing, along with the establishment of the Chetwynd workforce accommodation site. Learn more.
Section 2 – From South of Chetwynd to West of West Bear Lake, right-of-way clearing activities resumed during the week of October 15 following a period of heavy precipitation, which affected ground conditions. The Sukunka workforce accommodation site is anticipated to be ready for its first occupancy before the end of October. Learn more.
Section 3 – From West of Macleod Lake to Northeast of Prince George, clearing activity continues. The Parsnip workforce accommodation site is complete and currently housing over 100 workers. We’re also hosting an Open House & Job Fair on November 12 in Prince George at the Ramada Plaza. Learn more.
Section 4 – FromNortheast of Prince George to North of Vanderhoof, there are currently no construction activities at this time. We are hosting an Open House & Job Fair on November 13 in Vanderhoof at the Community Event Center. Learn more.
Section 5 – From North of Vanderhoof to South of Burns Lake, crews are working on ongoing site preparation and water line installation at the Lejac workforce accommodation site. First occupancy is expected by end of October 2019. Learn more.
Section 6 – From South of Burns Lake to South of Houston, environmental field studies are ongoing in preparation for pre-construction. Plus, we have an Open House & Job Fair coming up on November 5 in Burns Lake at the Island Gospel Fellowship Church. Learn more.
Section 7 – From South of Houston to South of Hazelton, environmental field studies are ongoing in preparation for pre-construction. Learn more.
Section 8 – From South of Hazelton to Kitimat, crews are continuing ongoing clearing, access, grubbing, stripping, and grading, and erosion control, with blasting as required. Sitka Lodge, Hunter Creek and Main 9A workforce accommodation sites are now housing hundreds of men & women working on the project. Learn more.
Burning – Burning activity is underway in select areas until December 31, 2019 along the project route. Learn more in our recent notifications from October 10 and October 31. All burning will be done in accordance with the project’s Environmental Management Plan and will be carefully planned and monitored, including for air quality and emission.
Coastal GasLink is committed to keeping communities updated as construction progresses.