Site C COVID-19

Our top priority is the health and safety of our employees, contractors and members of the public. We have been monitoring COVID-19 closely and have been taking appropriate action as the situation evolves. Latest updates.

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Public advisory: Site C work occurring in Hudson’s Hope Over the next couple of weeks, BC Hydro will be conducting archaeological field studies near the Hudson’s Hope shoreline, as well as upgrading the brake check on Canyon Drive....
BC Hydro completes Peace River diversion tunnels BC Hydro has reached a new milestone on the Site C project with the completion of the two Peace River diversion tunnels. Four gate structures, located at the upstream and downstream entrances of both tunnels, have also been completed....
Public advisory: Boaters advised to use caution when passing through Site C dam site BC Hydro is performing in-river work on both banks of the Peace River at the dam site to prepare for river diversion later this year....

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Peace River Portage Program

Effective June 15, 2020 there will be permanent closures on the Peace River to protect boaters and dam operations throughout construction. To move boaters around the construction area, we have set up a seasonal portage program. 

Site C Employment Statistics - March 2020

There were 4,896 total workers on the Site C project in March 2020. Of the total workers, 3,454 were from B.C., or 71%. 751 workers on site were from the Peace River Regional District. That's 18% of the construction and non-construction contractor's workforce.