Construction of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project in the Greater Edmonton area includes Spread 1 pipeline construction and the expansion of Trans Mountain’s Edmonton Terminal.

Communities included in the Greater Edmonton are:

  • Edmonton
  • Sherwood Park
  • Strathcona County

Spread 1 Pipeline Construction

Pipeline construction in this area begins at Trans Mountain’s Edmonton Terminal in Strathcona County and extends to Highway 60 near Parkland County, primarily following Edmonton’s Transportation Utility Corridor. We’ll work with our contractors to limit noise, dust and night lighting during construction to minimize disruption to our neighbours.

SA Energy Group is the contractor responsible for this work, which includes:   

SA Energy Group is a 50/50 General Partnership between Robert B. Somerville and Aecon Utilities. An active member of the Pipeline Contractors Association of Canada, the partnership has substantial experience with large diameter pipeline construction.

Edmonton Terminal Construction

Work at Trans Mountain’s Edmonton Terminal will be undertaken by Cord, and will include the addition of four new storage tanks, four new pumps, connecting infrastructure and a new substation. The expansion will bring the total number of tanks at the terminal to 39, with a total capacity of 9.0 million bbl.

Cord has extensive experience with terminal and pump station construction in Western Canada — with experience on more than 50 similar pump stations and work on terminals that includes more than 30 million barrels of storage.