Replacement of a small section of natural gas pipeline will be underway in Chilliwack starting next week.
Enbridge crews will be replacing approximately one kilometre of 30-inch and 36-inch natural gas pipeline on private agricultural lands on the south side between South Sumas and Evans Road.
“This is part of the process of maintaining a safe and reliable natural gas pipeline system,” said Jesse Semko, spokesperson for Enbridge in a release.
The work could cause some traffic disruption.
Chilliwack residents can expect increased traffic volume around the site, which will include large, slow-moving vehicles resulting in potential delays.
“We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.”
Work was scheduled to start by mid-June and be completed in August.
Enbridge officials will be implementing a traffic management plan for the project. This may include signage, pilot trucks and other disruption minimizers during the replacement work.
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