Twenty-five percent of workers on Site C are from the PRRD, while document reveal Mile Zero has 32 business contracted with the project.
Kate O’Neil (top right) with BC Hydro confirmed this.
“323 Fort St John businesses have contract with Site C, 40 from Prince George, 18 from Charlie Lake adding up to 483 contracts with businesses in the region related to the project,” she said.
“Thirty-five in Chetwynd and thirty two in Mile Zero.”
O’Neil added with $2.9 billion in – another $6.3 billion committed – November 2024 is still expected to be the in service date and the entire project is still on track 2025 fully operational.
“We began building in July 2015 delayed river diversion until 2020 but we are still on track.”
There are also six segments of highway to be moved still.”
BC Hydro’s Lindsay Routledge (bottom right) said all the materials for the concrete are aggregate material on site crushed and transferred to concrete batch plants.
“There is enough material to fill BC place stadium a few times.”