Coastal GasLink Construction Notification - Permitted Blasting
What: Controlled blasting activities will begin in Sections 6 and 7 along the Project right-of-way, roads, and ancillary sites. All blasting activities will be done in accordance with provincial and federal regulations.
When: Beginning on June 11, 2020, blasting will be conducted daily between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. and will continue until the end of 2021 in some areas.
Where: Blasting activities will occur between KP 419+459 to 583+179 along the project construction footprint and various ancillary sites with the nearest communities being Burns Lake and Houston. Please see the map included as part of this notification.
Expected Duration: From June 11, 2020 through to the end of December 2021. Depending on the location, blasting activities in any particular location may occur for one or more days during this timeframe.
Potential Impact: While there are no anticipated permanent road closures required as part of this activity, public access to this segment of the project right-of-way and a surrounding safety zone will be restricted during this period. There are no permanent residences located within one kilometer of the area. The Project right-of-way intersects with Highway 35, but no impacts to its normal operation have been identified at this time. However, some restrictions to local and forestry roads may be required during blasting depending on the scope and location of work. It is not expected that these activities will result in any detectable sound or vibration beyond the immediate work area.
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