Enbridge Inc. crews
will begin mobilizing along the Line 6B right-of-way over the next couple
weeks to begin cleanup and restoration of private property, now that
construction of the new pipeline has been completed between Griffith, Ind.
and Stockbridge, Mich., Enbridge said in a statement released on Monday.
work is expected to last throughout the summer.
had not yet started due to delays in construction and winter weather
constraints,” Enbridge said. “Complicating matters, road weight restrictions
were kept in place longer than expected due to the long, harsh winter, and
topsoil piles were still partially frozen.”
In a letter to
property owners dated May 9, the company “apologized for the inconvenience
and disruption caused by the delay and reiterated Enbridge’s goal to provide
a high-quality restoration job that meets the expectations of landowners, as
well as regulators, public officials, and the communities in which the
company operates,” Enbridge said.
weather in place and road weight restrictions now lifted in most counties,
Enbridge will spread multiple restoration crews out along the right-of-way
to work in a continual linear fashion, allowing the work to be completed as
efficiently as possible while providing a finished product,” Enbridge said.
This includes one
restoration crew which will start in Griffith and move east.
Property owners are
encouraged to direct any questions or issues to either their land agents or
Enbridge’s temporary restoration office located locally in Valparaiso. Call
(219) 462-5540, then press “0.”