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Construction Update: August 2019


Construction on the project is ongoing and expected to continue throughout 2021. Currently, ground preparation work is being done for the tank farm at the fuel receiving facility. Tank and foundation construction is currently underway, with completion in 2021. Once complete, the fuel receiving facility will consist of six steel tanks.


Pre-construction work for the pipeline began earlier this yearto verify underground utilities within the Bridgeport Road construction area. Construction on the pipeline itself will begin in Summer 2019 and is expected to take approximately one year. The pipeline will be built primarily using horizontal direction drilling along Highway 99, while open trench method will be used along Bridgeport Road.


The complete project is expected to be finished and operational by late 2021, ensuring that YVR has a safe and reliable supply of jet fuel.




  
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