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What’s with all the fences, pipes and trenches in Surrey and Coquitlam?

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How do you feel about our approach to gas line construction on the Surrey to Coquitlam upgrade project?

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Project updates

Tilbury LNG expansion project

Latest Update

Expansion of Tilbury LNG plant nearing completion

The Tilbury LNG expansion project is about 85 per cent complete with the target to be operating by the summer. Read the full article in the Delta Optimist.

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Lower Mainland System Upgrades

Surrey to Coquitlam natural gas line upgrades

Latest Update

Gas line construction crosses Mariner Way near Fern Terrace

Upgrades to FortisBC’s natural gas line between Coquitlam and Surrey have reached Mariner Way. Traffic along Mariner Way is reduced to one lane of single alternating traffic, due to open cut construction. In an effort to complete this work as quic...

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A section of Mundy Park’s parking lot on Chilko Drive will be closed until fall 2017.

Lower Mainland System Upgrades

Vancouver to Coquitlam natural gas lines upgrades

Latest Update

East 1st Avenue construction update

Between July 4 and August 31, 2017, trenchless (underground) construction will occur on East 1st Avenue in Vancouver between the Highway 1 off-ramp and Boundary Road. Construction will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. from July 4 to Au...

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Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline project

Latest Update

FortisBC explains why trees were removed for safety during geotechnical investigations

Viviana, our community relations manager, addresses some of the geotechnical work that took place during the fall of 2016, about halfway between the Woodfibre LNG site and the Squamish Estuary. She summarizes the steps we took in advance of the clear...

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