Pipeline to pass locally

TransCanada Pipelines made a stop in the Fort last week to promote its Grand Rapids Pipeline Project, which passes through Fort Saskatchewan — sort of.

Presenting to council at its Feb. 26 meeting, Dave Pragnell, manager of engineering with TransCanada, explained that the Grand Rapids project would run from north-west of Fort McMurray to the Edmonton area, transporting bitumen through around 500 kilometres of two parallel pipes.

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